Upon retirement from the police force, most officers receive a pension. Odin aus der Glockenbergsschaferel’s will be granted in the form of head pats and belly scratches.
After six years with the Mountain View Police Department, the 8-year-old German shepherd’s well-earned rest comes with the recent promotion of his human partner, Dorene Hansen, from officer to detective with the department’s burglary crime suppression unit. Odin, as he’s known to his friends, will continue to live with Hansen and her family. The department will eventually purchase a new dog to join German shepherds Ares and Thor on the patrol team.