K-9 Unit

K-9 Unit

The OPSO K-9 Unit currently employs three K-9 teams.  Each team consists of 11120053the canine and its individual handler.

One of the K-9 teams is trained in narcotic detection and tracking.  This team is currently assigned to the SCAT team. The purpose of this K-9 team is to give immediate support to their unit by helping detect and locate concealed narcotics, U.S. Currency, and illegal contraband.

11090061The other two K-9 teams are trained in criminal apprehension and narcotic detection, with each team being assigned to the night shifts. These K-9 teams are utilized for tracking fleeing suspects, conducting building searches for hidden suspects, along with conducting area searches to locate any discarded evidence from major crime scenes. These K-9 teams are also utilized for helping detect and locate concealed narcotics, U.S. Currency and illegal contraband.

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