The Blue Ash Police Department has a canine program consisting of a professionally trained handler and dog. Officer Todd Stewart and his canine, Cash, are certified in patrol work and narcotics detection. The canine and handler go through an extensive basic training program. The handler continues to train with the dog after basic training. The dog/handler is tested and certified by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission. The department also requires the dog and handler to be certified by the North American Police Work Dog Association.
Officer Stewart and Cash are available for demonstrations to community groups by calling (513) 745-8555.