Deputy Guy Lehman is a 1990 graduate of the Reading Police Academy and worked as a police officer for the City of Reading and Franklin & Marshall College before joining the Sheriff’s Office as a deputy assigned to the Courts Division in October, 2011. In November, 2013, Lehman was selected to become a member of BCERT (Berks County Emergency Response Team) as a tactical operator. In March, 2014, he was reassigned to the Warrants Division and sworn in as a member of the US Marshals Task Force. Lehman is also a certified firearms training officer. In October, 2015, Lehman became the newest member of the Berks County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Division and was partnered with Max, a two-year-old German Shepherd from northern Germany. The team completed basic training in Wapakoneta, Ohio in November, 2015.
Max is not Lehman’s first K-9 partner. While an Officer with the City of Reading, Lehman spent five years as a handler in Reading’s K-9 Division before being promoted to K-9 supervisor and Sergeant of Reading’s criminal investigation unit. Today, Lehman and K-9 partner Max, specializing in narcotics detection and patrol, will work together as members of the BCSO K-9 Division (and as the only K-9 team on BCERT).