K9-1 Roman and Officer Emerson

Officer Emerson’s Law Enforcement career began with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department in May 2001.  While working at the Sheriff’s Department, Officer Emerson was assigned to the Court Security Division and South Patrol Division.

In 2006, Officer Emerson joined the newly formed Elk Grove Police Department. Officer Emerson’s assignments in Elk Grove have included, Patrol, POP Unit, SWAT Sniper Team Leader, SWAT Operator, Canine Handler and Canine Unit Trainer. Officer Emerson joined the Elk Grove Canine Unit in 2007 as the primary decoy. After three years as a decoy, Officer Emerson tested and was selected as a Canine Handler.

Officer Emerson’s first working canine, K9 Bandit, proudly served the Department and the citizen of Elk Grove for 5 years before retiring. In May 2015, Officer Emerson was paired with his new partner, K9 Roman. K9 Roman is a male Belgian Malinois born October 27th, 2013 in Riverside, CA. K9 Roman holds a POST certification in patrol and narcotic detection.

During his time away from work, K9 Roman enjoys playing at the park with his family, sleeping and begging for food at the dinner table.