Eric was assigned to Officer Chris Boyd between 1993 and 1999. He was a German Shepherd who was rescued from the San Diego Humane Society. During the course of their career, Officer Boyd and Eric participated in more than 150 demonstrations for civic organizations and schools. Eric was a very social K9 and especially friendly with children. He was responsible for the apprehension of multiple stolen vehicle and burglary suspects, including one suspect who he located hiding beneath a parked car.