Westchester County

Canine Teams

Canine Teams (K-9)

Canine-6The Department of Public Safety currently has eight canine teams. Each team is comprised of a police officer handler and a specially trained canine.

The teams provide the department with the ability to detect virtually all types of explosives; detect a wide range of narcotics and track crime suspects or lost people.

Each team is trained for a single, law enforcement purpose, for example, explosives or narcotics detection or tracking.