This is Niko. He's a police dog. He's 5 1/2 years old, he's a purebred German shepherd, and he loves his job. Twitter: @VPDCanine Except when learning to rappel down walls with his human Constable Dan Ames. Then his face is like this. Facebook: VancouverPoliceDepartment "Oh no." Facebook: VancouverPoliceDepartment The Vancouver Police Department told BuzzFeed that Niko was learning how to scale walls. The photo was taken during Niko's first attempt to rappel from a height five stories up. View this post on Facebook facebook.com "Niko is a very social and friendly dog with an incredible working drive," a spokesperson for the police station said. The photo has turned the dog into a local celebrity. The spokesperson stated that since the photo was taken, Niko's rappelling skills have greatly improved. Mike Louie @MLouieGlobal Cst. Dan Ames @VPDCanine & Niko talk dog rappelling photo & 2016 VPDog Calendar on @BC1 w/@Geoff_Hastings 09:50 PM - 28 Oct 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite Good boy.