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Police K-9 Unit

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The mission of the K9 Unit is to locate people and/or things at or near crime scenes and provide protection to the community and officers. Generally, a K9 team will be applied as a sophisticated tool to enhance the capabilities of Patrol at a crime scene.

The unit strives to be diverse in its' applications to maximize the abilities of the canines in the investigation of crimes with the safety of the community its’ top priority. The K9 Unit currently uses human scent, drug detection, and explosive detection canines to accomplish this mission.

Current Teams

Hanon and Striker Holdridge and Rookie

Woodward and Justice Gutierrez and Crash

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