The St. Helens Police Department Canine Master is Officer Jon Eggers. Officer Eggers has been with the department since 1999. His canine partner, is a pure-bred German Shepherd named “Lycos”. The St. Helens Police Canine team is a support unit for St. Helens Police patrol staff and other agencies throughout the county. Officer Eggers and Lycos have already been deployed numerous times since their graduation from the K-9 academy. These deployments have often resulted in the capture of persons involved in criminal activity and/or the recovery of items of evidence.