Spokane County adds two new K9 deputies

Staff Writer

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office has welcomed a new two new K9s to its force.
Deputy Amber Tyler joined the Sheriff’s Office in October after previously working as a Washington State Trooper. She was recently selected to be a member of the K9 Unit where she and her partner, Jäger, became a Washington State Certified Canine Patrol Team this August.
Jäger, born in February 2018, is a German Shepherd from the Czech Republic.
Deputy Phil Pfeifer started his law enforcement career working in the Spokane County as a patrol deputy in 2006. He has been a K9 handler with the Sheriff’s Office since 2014 with his partner Enzo.
Enzo retired in August. Spokane County County Commissioners awarded to Pfeifer allowing Enzo to enjoy his retirement as a member of Pfeifer’s family.
Pfeifer will continue serving Spokane County with his new partner Apache. They are a Washington State Certified Patrol and Narcotics Odor Detection Team.
Apache, born in June 2018, is a Belgian Malinois from Chariton Iowa.
Pfeifer is also a Washington state certified K9 trainer.