KENNEWICK, Wash.-- Kennewick Police want you to meet their newest member of the force.
This is Inu, who's joining the K-9 unit.
He'll be on night patrol and his first shift starts next Monday.
He was bought using two donations of five thousand dollars.
His partner is officer Ken Melone, and Inu isn't only his pet, but could one day save his life.
Inu is Japanese for "dog."