K-9 Division

Yarmouth Police Department K-9 DivisionThe Yarmouth Police Canine Unit was the first established canine unit on Cape Cod and originally deployed three canine teams.  Yarmouth canine teams attended a sixteen week canine academy and are certified to assist patrol in various aspects of police work.  The most common functions of the Canine Unit are:Officer Kramer and K9 Demo
  • Tracking of criminals who have fled the scene of a crime
  • Tracking lost, missing and endangered citizens
  • Area Searches
  • Building Searches
  • Evidence Searches
  • Criminal apprehension
  • Crowd Control

The Yarmouth Police Canine Unit also conducts canine demonstrations for public and civic groups throughout the community.  If you would like to contact the Canine Unit, please call (508) 775-0445 extension 2348 or 2330.

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