Harris County police K-9 named after Mattress Mack
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas - A new K-9 is taking to the streets of Houston to help protect and serve, and he's got the name of a Houston mattress icon.
Harris County Constable Precinct 4 Office announced their newest police K-9 named Mattress Mack! They said the 4-year-old Belgian Malinois was named after Mack who is a community leader and businessman.
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"Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale has always believed in God, country, family, and hard work. Precinct 4 is proud to exemplify these values in our K-9 'Mattress Mack'," the office said in a post on Facebook.
The new member of the Precinct 4 Constable's office even got a visit from Mattress Mack himself.
Photo Courtesy of Mark Herman, Harris County Constable Precinct 4
K-9 Mack's handler is Deputy George Henson. Henson is reported to be a veteran K-9 handler and his new partner is trained in explosive odors to include bombs, firearms, and criminal apprehension.
Both are already on the streets helping make Harris County safe.
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K9 "Mattress Mack" was generously donated to Constable Mark Herman’s Office by K9s4Cops.
For more information on how to support this incredible organization, please visit www.k9s4cops.org