Rocklin Police Have a New Recruit

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The Rocklin Police Department has a new member.

“Rookie” the red-eared slider turtle was found wandering down Rocklin Road.

Animal Control Officer Stacy Stout picked the turtle up because she was afraid he would be squished by a car.

Rookie was quickly adopted by dispatchers, who have plans to remodel the station’s outdoor break area into a turtle haven.

If Rookie is someone’s missing pet, they are urged to contact the Rocklin Police Department.

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