These impressive animals come from generations of dogs specifically bred to perform the complicated tasks that police dogs are required to accomplish. Dogs are able to get their job done with unique precision.
A well-trained K9 unit will help with:
- Apprehension: In many situations, police dogs are the first ones to put their lives on the line and go in against an armed suspect to protect their human partners.
- Detection: These dogs are often taught to detect various drugs, explosives, accelerants, and other crime scene evidence.
- Search and Rescue: Dogs can be trained to find living victims and are able to search through rubble. They are able to cover miles of forest and are a great resource when looking for victims.