Ivo was born on Aug 18, 2011 in Holland and is a Belgian Malinois. He was purchased and trained at Shallow Creek Kennels in Sharpsville, PA. He is a dual purpose K9 and assisted in seizing large amounts of drugs, weapons, suspects and money. His biggest find was $18,000 cash plus narcotics hidden in a portable stereo. In August 2018 Ivo fractured his right front leg during training. His leg was repaired by surgery with lots hardware. He development an infection from all the metal in his leg and after unsuccessful attempts to get rid of the infection, his leg was amputated. Ivo was the third of four K9 officers in the history of the East Liverpool Police Department. His first day on the job was June 1, 2013 and last October 31, 2018.