The primary function of the K-9 Unit is the use of the canine olfactory (Sense of Smell) ability to locate people and/or contraband. The K-9 unit supports other department units such as patrol, and Gang Activity Prevention team.
- Currently, there is one K-9/handler team.
- The K-9/Handler team is trained in handler protection, suspect searches, narcotics, explosives, and firearms.
- Educate the community about the demeanor, training, dependability, and benefit of the dogs.
- Demonstrations are performed each year to businesses, community groups, and schools.
- To schedule a demonstration, contact Sergeant ?????? at ((626) 960-1955 or email.
The Baldwin Park Police K-9 Unit is supported by a nonprofit, volunteer organization called the Baldwin Park Police K-9 Pals. K-9 Pals are considered an integral part of the Baldwin Park Police K-9 program. K-9 Pals:
- Donate funding to purchase dogs and equipment
- Pay for training and some medical expenses
- Support results in the City of Baldwin Park not using any public funds to purchase a Police Service Dog for the past ???? years
- For more information on the K-9 Pals, visit ??????
For more information contact Lieutenant ?????? at (626) 960-1955 or email.