Kyle Meza and K-9 Ghost

State Park Peace Officer Kyle Meza and K-9 Ghost are a K-9 team assigned at Millerton Lake State Recreation Area in the Central Valley District. Ghost is a tan, sable-colored German shepherd born in Germany on Oct. 2, 2021. Ghost receives all of his commands in German and is trained and prepared to locate and apprehend uncooperative suspects, as well as protect his handler, other partners and the public. He is also certified in explosives detection, and tracking. Ghost loves to meet new people and get scratches behind his ears whenever he can. His favorite game is playing keep-away with his toys. When Ghost is off duty, he lives at home with Officer Meza and his family.