Pittsburgh police welcome new comfort dog to the force

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police has a new furry, four-legged member of the department, and he might just be the cutest member on the force.

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Officers on Thursday welcomed Zane, the department's first ever comfort dog.

Police said Zane will be used for peer support, critical incidents and community outreach.

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In a tweet Thursday, the department said Zane is Hebrew for “gift and prayed for."

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