Brentwood Police Welcome K9 “Tzak”


BRENTWOOD, CA – The Brentwood Police Department has added another Police K9 to the Department.

K9 “Tzak” is an 18 month old Belgian Malinois breed dog, imported from Czechoslovakia by Witmer Tyson Imports of Menlo Park. Tzak’s handler is Officer Nicholas Shipilov, and the team will be assigned to the patrol division.

Officer Shipilov and Tzak both recently completed their certification course for patrol work and are scheduled to attend a narcotics certifications course in the near future. With the addition of Tzak, the Brentwood Police Department will have a Police K9 available seven days a week.