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The K-9 Team
Madison County Sheriff

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit consists of four Deputy’s and 5 Canines. Each canine is trained and certified for specific task, whether it be tracking, sniffing out narcotics or explosives. The agencies K-9 Unit is comprised of four deputies.  At times they also respond to surrounding agencies that request the use of a canine. Each shift is equipped with a K9 and its handler.

The K-9 Team focuses on the detection of illegal narcotics, suspect apprehension, and tracking while maintaining superior standards in training and certification. In addition to regular duties, the K-9 officer will spend a great deal of time training their partners to maintain a maximum level of efficiency as a team. Madison County Sheriff’s Office. 

Our K-9 team is a valuable part of daily law enforcement operations. K-9 dogs are an extremely valuable law enforcement tool. They are trained in:

  • Handler protection
  • Searching techniques
  • Article searches
  • Narcotics detection
  • Explosives Detection
  • And more

Using the K-9 Unit

The deployment of a K-9 Team can save hours of time for Law Enforcement Officers. A K-9 team can search quickly and effectively, resulting in increased officer safety, the apprehension of suspects, and increased safety for the community. Our K-9 Team has effectively apprehended dangerous suspects, located evidence, and recovered narcotics which were hidden by drug dealers.

Community Involvement 

The K-9 Team provides public demonstrations and attends educational programs for community groups and students.

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