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Farmington police officer Travis Sundvall will spend two weeks bonding with Bosco, the department's new dog, before beginning training. If training does not go well the dog could be sent back.

A dogs life at the police station


The Farmington Police Department got a new member last week. He's young, trim and very energetic. And, he has four legs.

A German Shepard, Boscoe is the newest member of the FPD. His handler and partner, officer Travis Sundvall, picked up Boscoe from the St. Paul Canine Training Facility Feb. 22.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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