Special Ops Bureau - K9 Unit

K9 Unit Mission

The primary mission of the K-9 Unit is to provide the Maryland State Police and allied police departments specialized canine support to assist them in their mission of protecting both the life and property of the citizens of the State of Maryland. This is achieved by advancing the primary purpose of the police service canine which is to “locate and indicate” whether it for narcotics, explosives or people wanted for either criminal acts or those reported missing.