RIVERSIDE (CBSLA.com) — The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Wednesday introduced its newest member.

Windy, an 11-week-old bloodhound, has joined 28 other canine division members. She will be trained to find missing children, wounded hikers and criminals.

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It usually takes a year for police dogs to become certified, but Windy is already displaying great bloodhound traits.

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The department hopes to have her ready by October.

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Anyone with questions was asked to contact Sgt. Anthony Williams at (951) 922-7100.