Once abused with his mouth taped shut, Chance is now an LCSO deputy

Writer: Derrick Shaw
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Deputy Chance. (Credit: LCSO)
Deputy Chance. (Credit: LCSO)

Deputy dog, Chance, completed his initial assignments.

Lee County Sheriff’s Office reports Deputy Chance is recovering nicely and is full of energy. The four-legged friend was deputized Thursday. He was eager to get his paws dirty, the LCSO press release said, and he sprang into action last weekend.

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Chance’s schedule started with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the all-new Spinz Roller Skating Center on Andrea Ln. in Fort Myers. Deputy Chance accompanied LCSO Sheriff Carmine Marceno and spent the early part of Saturday greeting friends in attendance.

Bursting with energy, Deputy Chance continued to another event: the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Teen Driver Challenge. It took place in Lehigh Acres. Deputy Chance watched young drivers maneuver through obstacle courses and hone their driving skills, per the press release.

When asked to describe his first day on duty, Deputy Chance stated, “ruff.”

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