K-9 Ace

ACE PhotoAce is a male yellow Labrador Retriever and he is four years old. Ace is partnered with Correctional Officer Israel Rosales and they both work in the Merced County Sheriff’s Jail. Ace is a rescue dog, and had been trained by the Merced County Sheriff’s Office in narcotics detection, but his training is ongoing. Ace has been with the Merced County Sheriff’s Office since June 2016. Ace and Officer Rosales were certified in narcotic detection in September 2016. Ace’s main job is working jails searching for drugs. Ace searches incoming mail, dorms, and cells in the jails. 

Ace is always full of energy and willing to work. Ace lives with Officer Rosales, and has become part of the family. Ace is an indoor dog and does not like to wake up early. Ace has a couple of detection alerts and works hard for his reward which is a fluorescent tennis ball.