Deputy Goodwin and Argo
Deputy Goodwin began his career in law enforcement in North Carolina where he worked as a Deputy for four and a half years before moving to Ohio. Deputy Goodwin worked for the Davie County Sheriff’s Office as a patrol Corporal and K-9 handler. Deputy Goodwin was hired with the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office in July 2013. Deputy Goodwin started in court services and prisoner transport. In November of 2013 Deputy Goodwin was added to road patrol where he trained under Deputy Kracker and Sgt. Jonovich. After completing Field training Deputy Goodwin remained on Sgt. Jonovich’s shift through October of 2015 when he was assigned to the K-9 unit as the new EOD and Patrol dog handler.
Argo is a two year old German Shepard from Czech Republic. Argo came to the US in March of 2014 where he was trained in explosive odors detection at Excel K-9 Services by Mater Trainer Paul Shaughnessy in Hiram Ohio. Argo and Deputy Goodwin spent ten weeks together in training learning obedience, tracking, building search, area search, handler protection, suspect apprehension, and explosive odor detection. Argo is certified through the State of Ohio and NAPWDA.