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Dickinson Police Officer John Hiltunen is getting acquainted with his new partner, K-9 Officer Samson, pictured Wednesday at the Law Enforcement Center in DIckinson.

Meet Dickinson PD's new officer

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Eager to please and full of energy, the newest Dickinson Police Department officer is a friendly chocolate Labrador named Samson. But look out lawbreakers, he's a nightmare for drug traffickers.


DPD Officer John Hiltunen has been working with Samson for about three weeks, becoming the narcotics-detecting canine's handler.

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