At 27, Stephen Foutz is one of the youngest officers in Vinton, and he really wanted a partner to help him out.
“Without question, he would lay his life down for me,” Foutz said. “I’m the only one who gets to go around with a partner all day, and he’s just that. He’s there to back me up if needed.”
No, Foutz’s partner is no man — he is man’s best friend.