Muncie--Connections formed on the failed CBS series, "Armed and
Famous" are now going to benefit the Muncie police department. Ozzy's
son, Jack, has maintained an ongoing friendship with his former
television supervisor, MPD Sgt. Jay Turner.
When Jack learned
that Turner's 13 yr old K9 partner, Rover, needed to retire, he
convinced his dad to donate $10,000 for the purchase of a new K9
officer. The dog's chosen new name? Ozzy, of course.
serving for the police department since 2000, will now get to retire
and protect Turner's family, instead if working the streets.
the new K9 officer, is being trained by Vohne Liche Kennels out of
Denver, Ind., and should be ready to join the force soon.
appears that the 3 yr old shepherd is not the only one to strike out
into the police world. Apparently Jack Osbourne has picked up the law
enforcement bug and has expressed a desire to join a California police
department. Turner reports that Jack has helped out with the Muncie K9
training and that he has a real knack for law enforcement.
meantime, his connections to Turner, the Muncie PD and his father, are
proving to be of great benefit to the Muncie community. The generous
donation covers the purchase price of the dog and the added K9 officer
protection will cost very little, if anything, to the taxpayers in that