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K-9 Unit

Sheriff's Deputy dog handler and his dog.K-9 Unit

Mission Statement

The mission of the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit is to locate suspects and/or evidence at or near crime scenes and to provide protection and/or back-up for line officers when possible and practical.  Generally a K-9 team will be applied as a sophisticated tool to enhance the capabilities of patrol or other units at a crime scene.  In addition, they will provide psychological and physical back-up, locate disaster victims, and detect explosives and narcotic substance when so trained.