Help name Flagler County's newest K-9 deputy

The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) is asking for the public’s help naming its newest K-9 partner.

The 18-month-old Belgian Malinois has joined the agency after K-9 Valor retired. Deputy Robin Towns will be his handler. Towns is a 6-year veteran with the FCSO. 

(Flagler Co. Sheriff's Office / Facebook)

Prior to his role with the FCSO K-9 Unit, Deputy Towns was a School Resource Deputy at Rymfire Elementary School, a patrol deputy and is a member of the Emergency Response Team.

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“Deputy Towns will be a great addition to the K-9 Unit and we’re excited to see him and his new partner become a great team,” Sheriff Rick Staly said. “Before the new team can get to work, we need to find his K-9 a name! The community has helped us in the past and we’re asking for your help again. We look forward to seeing what names are submitted for our newest K-9.”

You can submit your name suggestion for the K-9 on the sheriff's office Facebook page or by emailing The deadline is Thursday, September 10 by 10 p.m. and the winning name will be announced this Friday. 

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