After four years of service, K-9 officer Sassy retired from the Bennettsville Police Department on Aug. 31.
A Belgian Malinois, Sassy was a narcotics detection and tracking dog.
Her partner and handler Sgt. Tim Hood said she was four years old when she started working for the department on Aug. 6, 2014.
Both went through 160 hours of training to be certified. She is trained for marijuana, crack cocaine, and heroin.
The $8,500 cost for her was split between the police department and the Marlboro County School District.
Two months out of training, Hood said, Sassy did several good traffic stops.