K-9 Unit

Picture of Police Canine We presently have 3 K-9 handlers:

  • Officer Mike Valerio - K-9 Fargo
  • Officer Brian Tiyaloglu - K-9 Draco
  • Officer Matt Arnold - K-9 Justice

Our canines are primarily trained for finding missing or lost persons, article searches and apprehending criminals. Additionally, one of our K-9s are certified to detect explosives, and the other two are certified to detect narcotics.