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THIS IS MACHO'S NORMAL POSITION whenever the garage door is open, Strand said. Macho loves to work.

A K9 and his cop

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One of the hardest working men on the Detroit Lakes Police Department finds and chases down criminals, sniffs out drugs, is a fantastic partner and does it all for a dish of dog food.


Macho has been the Detroit Lakes Police dog for about six years and partner Sgt. Robert Strand has been the dog handler for the department since 2004.

Strand said Macho is a great partner and he loves watching the dog work.

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