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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A new canine is joining the Haddonfield police force.

Meet Officer Blue!

Officers traveled to New York to pick the bloodhound out of a 12 puppy litter.

Credit: Haddonfield Police Department

Haddonfield went with a bloodhound instead of the common German Shepherd because the breed is known for being people friendly.

You will soon see him out in the community.