I am in the middle of the hiring process for a Deputy Sheriff position and when I get a job in law enforcement I want to make sure that my home is safe. Growing up I have always had big dogs (ergo: English Sheep Dog and Giant Snouzer). When I was very young my father had a retired k-9. She was a great watch dog and very playful with the family members. My son and I want a dog and I think that my son would enjoy growing up with a retired police dog as much as I did. I am looking for guidance on where to look and on the protocol.