Officer Bishop and K-9 Apex
Officer Mark A. Bishop Joined Marietta Police Department on December 09, 1991 and has been a K-9 handler with Marietta since 04-01-2010. Officer Bishop has been paired with K-9 Apex since March 1, 2015. K-9 Apex is a 1 year old Belgian Malinois and is certified in tracking and narcotics detection for marijuana, cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine. K-9 Apex is certified through the National Narcotics Detector Dog Association.
Officer R. Figueroa and K-9 Atos
Officer R. Figueroa joined MPD in 2001 and has been a Marietta K-9 handler since 2007. Officer Figueroa has been paired with K-9 Atos since March 1, 2015. Officer Figueroa is the department certified K-9 officer and conducts weekly training for all Marietta K9s. K-9 Atos is a two-year old Belgian Malinois and is certified in tracking and narcotics detector. K-9 Atos and officer Figueroa are both certified through the National Detector Dog Association.