canine unit


: the part of a police department that has dogs that are trained for various purposes

Examples of canine unit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The agency also has a bus enforcement support team, a canine unit, a homeless outreach officer and a passenger safety team who try to address quality-of-life issues that otherwise would be unreported. Karen Kucher, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Sep. 2023 On Wednesday, the Kansas Highway Patrol said on social media that its canine unit assisted in a sweep at the facility. Katie Moore, Kansas City Star, 28 Mar. 2024 Several concerned residents offered video surveillance footage from their Ring doorbell cameras, and a state police brought in the canine unit to track Harris, police said. Taylor Hartz, Hartford Courant, 7 Jan. 2024 Advertisement The bloodhound is among 18 dogs who work with a host of human volunteers in the search-and-rescue canine unit. Caleb Lunetta, San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 Sep. 2023 That said Bosco would be euthanized, but Bedford Heights officials say that Bosco will be reassigned, and so the canine unit remains. Laura Johnston, cleveland, 26 July 2023 The lawsuit, the police chief told Kessel that the department planned to disband the canine unit and that the officer could have Bosco. Laura Johnston, cleveland, 4 Aug. 2023 Then, Garrido sent an email reminding his entire canine unit to be careful not to let their dogs overheat. Keri Blakinger, Los Angeles Times, 7 July 2023 Deputies, a Sheriff’s Department’s canine unit and psychiatric emergency response team were sent to the home, Campbell said. Caleb Lunetta, San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 May 2023

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“Canine unit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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