The York County Sheriff's Office began it's K9 Unit in 2008. Since then the program has grown to a multiple K9 Program offering a wide variety of services to the County of York.
The K9 Unit is a valuable asset to the residents of the county as well as other law enforcement agencies.
The K9 Team attends specialized training to perform their duties.
K9's are trained to:
- Explosive Detection
- Illegal Narcotics Detection
- Building Searches
- Vehicle Searches
- Area / Outdoor Searches
- Locating / Recovering Evidence
- Suspect Identification
- Firearms / Ammunition Detection
- Other Searches
The Unit trains monthly to maintain its proficiency and be prepared to answer any call for assistance, 24 hours a day.