K9 Eragon Laroja was born in Czech Republic on March 8, 2019; he is a purebred German Shepherd Dog. He was selected by Officer Jason Lingle out of 10 other K9 candidates based on specific traits and drives that were observed during training scenarios. The two graduated Shallow Creek Kennel Academy in August of 2020. K9 Eragon has proven to be a valuable member of the department. He works well in all situations and enjoys being around others.