K-9 Unit

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The mission of the Jackson Police Department K-9 Unit is to provide a trained police canine to assist in the prevention and detection of crimes and the promotion of a favorable public image of the police department.  Through training and education, the canine unit seeks continued self-improvement and an increasing involvement in the community law enforcement effort.

The Jackson Police Department currently has two K-9 officers, Officer Phillip Smith and Officer Christian Smith.  There dogs, Cygy and Sully, are single purpose dogs used for the detection of marijuana and narcotics.   

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