Meet Santa Ana Police Department’s newest K9 combo


Santa Ana Police Department K9 Officer Rik still bears the marks of his latest encounter. The injury didn’t come from anything as exciting as taking down a perpetrator or suspect. Instead, Rik went full force, face first, into a fence during a recent training exercise. You’ve heard the cliché about running through a brick wall? Meet Rik. “He’s kind of a doof,” jokes Rik’s partner and handler, Officer Ethan Maietta. “He’ll get where he needs to go.” Together, Rik and Maietta make up the Santa Ana Police Department’s newest tandem in the Canine Unit. The pair teamed up in October…

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