K-9 Troll was a 12 year old Belgian Malanois. He entered the Law Enforcement Community on March 2001 and was assigned to the (CIP) program with the Florida Highway Patrol, in Troop E - Miami.
During his tenure K-9 Troll was assigned to the South Florida Money Laundering Strike Force (SFMLSF) while also assigned to Road Patrol duties with his handler Trooper Orlando Saavedra. K9 Troll conducted a total of 32 tracks and was also used in several man hunts in Miami-Dade County. K-9 Troll was responsible for a total of $9,276,448 in U.S. Currency while assigned to the Multi Agency Task Force. K-9 Troll was also responsible for a total of $5,800,250 in Narcotics Seizures. In one seizure alone K9 Troll alerted to wood boxes that contained 1800 lbs. in Marijuana, totaling $ 1.2 million in street value. K-9 Troll was retired from service with the Florida Highway Patrol in March 2008.
K-9 Troll lived with his family until he was laid to rest due to health complications. K-9 Troll served the community and FHP with honor and courage. He made a lasting impression with everyone who met him and will be missed by all, especially by his family at home.
"REST IN PEACE BUDDY"