After a stellar 5-year career, a Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Deputy is retiring.

Wait: retiring after 5 years? Yup. It's really 35 years in human years.

K9 Deputy "Iras" is hanging up his badge. According to the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office, Deputy Iras has had a great career. Some of his accomplishments include:

  • apprehending 52 suspects
  • assisting in 309 arrests
  • working 240 real-life deployments
  • running through countless training scenarios
  • being the goodest boy

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office announced the retirement of Deputy Iras on their Facebook Page today:


According to the post, Iras will be spending his golden years with the only handler he's had while on the force, Corporal Timothy Savoy and his family.

Thank you, Deputy Iras, for helping keep Lafayette Parish safe!

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