The K-9 Team focuses on the detection of illegal narcotics, suspect apprehension, and tracking while maintaining superior standards in training and certification.
In addition to regular duties, the K-9 officer will spend a great deal of time training their partners to maintain a maximum level of efficiency as a team. Madison Police Department's K-9 Team trains regularly with other K-9 officers in Madison County.
Our K-9 team is a valuable part of daily law enforcement operations. Police dogs are an extremely valuable law enforcement tool. They are trained in:
- Handler protection
- Searching techniques
- Article searches
- Narcotics detection