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k-9 handler

  • Responds to calls for service and deploys canine partners in criminal pursuits, searches, tracks, apprehensions, and drug operations.
  • Maintains certification through North American Police Work Dog Association.
  • Responsible for the continuous training, maintenance, and boarding of canine partners as well as his/her own physical fitness.
  • Thoroughly knowledgeable regarding North Carolina General Statutes, agency policy, and current case law as applicable to law enforcement canines.
  • Completes and documents rigorous monthly training requirements including obedience, tracking, evidence searches, building searches, aggression control, area searches, and narcotics identification.
  • Assists local, state, and federal agencies as requested.