It's great to know that our Portland Police Department is out there protecting our amazing city during this crazy time.

These men and women are really showing their bravery by being right in the thick of it.

We found this cute photo of K9 Barni patrolling the Portland International Jetport. Looks pretty quiet.

Good job with the social distancing thing people!



K9 Barni is part of the PPD K9 team and works with Officer Michelle Cole.


About Michelle

Michelle joined the Portland Police Department in 1998.  Michelle joined the K9 Unit in 2001, with her partner Karla.  Throughout her time at Portland PD, she has worked with several K9 partners, both in a patrol and explosive detection capacity. 

About Barni

Barni is a 3-year-old, German short-haired pointer.  He is an explosive detection K9.  Barni is assigned to Michelle through the Department of Homeland Security. 

Thanks, Michelle and Barni! Make sure you say a special thank you if you see a local police officer or first responder. They will appreciate it more than you know!

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