K-9 Platoon

The LAPD K-9 Platoon provides vital support for field and detective operations involving searches for dangerous felons, armed suspects, and lost and missing persons, as well as helping with evidence recovery. These highly specialized canines also routinely assist with emergency calls for officer backup and assistance. Due to their immense success and the increasing demand for their unique services, the K-9 Platoon is available to the entire City of Los Angeles 24-hours a day year-round.