The Bradley County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit is comprised of dual purpose dogs that perform narcotics searches and man work. The K9 unit augment the Patrol Division’s activities by responding to incidents requiring the unique abilities of the K-9 team. Incidents could include missing person searches, apprehending fleeing criminals, high-risk vehicle stops, jail incidents, and narcotic detection.
The Sheriff’s Office K9 team receives intense training prior to going into service and attends in-service training as required.
K9 Deputies are specially selected for their temperament, intelligence and suitability for police work.