201 N. Brown Street
Rhinelander, WI 54501
Emergency 9-1-1
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(715)365-5300
The Rhinelander Police Department's K-9 Unit is comprised of Sergeant Mertz and Drago vom Heiliger Huegel.  Drago is a German Shepard from Steinig Tal Kennels in Campbellsport, Wisconsin.  Drago is a Dual Purpose K9 certified in narcotic detection and patrol work.  Sergeant Mertz and Drago attended a four week Basic Handler's Certification Course at Steinig Tal Kennels.  Sergeant Mertz and Drago are on call 24 hours a day 7 days a week. 

The Rhinelander Police Department would like to thank the community and the following sponsors who helped make the K-9 unit possible.

 
  1. Wal-Mart
  2. Foster and Smith
  3. Wisconsin Public Service Foundation
  4. Custom Collision
  5. Rhinelander Rotary
  6. Northland Printing
  7. Oneida County Tavern League
  8. Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
  9. Rick's Hodag Towing
  10. Kiwanis Club
  11. Rhinelander GM
  12. Hammer Home Inspections
  13. Plum Creek Foundation
  14. Northern Paws Veterinary
  15. Canine Coach
16.  Press Express
17.  Farmers Feed Store
18.  Kelly Kiewert
19.  Shelley Tillman
20.  Robert Blaedow
21.  Carol Campbell
22.  Mayor Richard Johns
23.  Jeremiah Lindquist
24.  Judith Walton
25.  Thomas and Claudia Marren
26.  Henrick's Family
27.  Jim and Katy Dyreby
28.  Mel Davidson
29.  Pat Wegman
30.  AP Photography
31. Pawz n' Clawz
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