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The Daytona Beach Police K-9 unit is an enhanced support function for the Patrol Division. The K-9 Unit is currently comprised of four officers and their canine partners.

Primary Functions
  • To respond to alarm and prowler calls
  • To conduct building and article searches
  • To assist drug units with narcotic detection
  • To track felony suspects

When K-9 officers are not responding to calls, they patrol the business and residential areas of the City in an effort to deter and detect break-ins. The K-9 Unit has been frequently requested to perform demonstrations at schools and community functions.

The K-9 officers participate in training sessions once a week and attend advanced training when possible.

Public Reaction
The comments received from the public time and time again reflect the positive manner in which the Daytona Beach Police K-9's are received and the high level of confidence in their ability.