K-9 Zuma and Handler Andrew Bampton

State Park Peace Officer Andrew Bampton and K-9 Zuma are also assigned to Hearst Castle in the San Luis Obispo Coast District. Zuma is a German shepherd born on Sept. 7, 2020. Zuma is a patrol K-9 and is cross-trained in explosives detection. He is ready to find and detain uncooperative suspects and also protect his partner. All of Zuma’s commands are in German. Off duty, Zuma lives at home on the coast of Piedras Blancas with Officer Bampton, his family and his “brother,” Dooey the shih tzu.