Being one of the best explosives detection K9 units in the state, Caesar is in elite company. Prior to any events with large attendance, such as football or basketball games, Caesar sweeps the venue in search for any explosives or possible dangers.
Apart from bomb detection, Vollmer and Caesar also answer calls for service, conduct community policing and engage with the community by doing walkthroughs at Goddard Health Services.
Once while at Goddard, Caesar heard a little girl crying and dragged Officer Vollmer to where the girl was. The girl was at Goddard for a large cut above her eye. Caesar was able to calm her down, and insisted on staying by her side until she was all stitched up. Caesar's heart may just be as soft as his furry coat.
When Caesar isn’t on duty, his favorite thing to do is play with his Kong toy that he has had since he was a puppy. “He lives for that toy,” said Vollmer. Caesar also enjoys making new friends, so next time you see Officer Vollmer and Caesar on campus don’t hesitate to go say hi. For more information about OUPD visit their website.
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