Stop crime while walking your dog

Reporter: Anika Henanger
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Lee County Sheriff’s Office is turning to the public to lower crime. It said people could do it every time they walk their dog.

On Saturday, LCSO kicked off their “Deputy Dogs” program at Bell Tower Shops. At the event, they encouraged everyone to be their eyes and ears while on the street.

LCSO registered people during the event, which included live music, kid activities and the chance to meet “Chance,” the newest deputy dog.

Chance was found with his mouth taped shut back in February. He was abused and abandoned. A month later, he was made a deputy and joined the Lee County Sheriff’s Office.

“It’s great to see that the sheriff and office launched paws on patrol after they rescued deputy chance,” said Joe Coviello, mayor of Cape Coral.

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