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K-9 Unit

The Winter Haven Police Department utilizes five police K-9 Units to augment the services of the Uniform Patrol squads. These K-9s conduct building searches, track and apprehend suspects, locate missing persons and indicate the presence of certain illegal drugs. All K-9s and their handlers successfully complete the training guidelines as established by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

Officer David Morris and K-9 Kendo                              Officer Jose Sanchez and Rex



Officer Greg Oftedahl and K-9 Ninja                           Officer Jennifer Elliott and K-9 Ares



                                              Officer Garrett Boyd and K-9 Cain



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