K9 Unit

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The Smyrna Police Department K9 Unit is comprised of two full-time sworn officers each with a K9 partner dual certified in patrol tactics and narcotics detection. Our K9 teams receive their initial certification from the Delaware State Police K9 unit.  In addition, our dogs certify on a yearly basis with officials from the National Police Canine Association.  Our K9 teams have continuous training throughout the year under the supervision of full time trainers from the Delaware State Police.  During these continuous training sessions our teams train with multiple other agencies from around the state of Delaware.


Cpl. Brian Donner & K9 Rex

K9 Rex

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S/Pfc. Kirk Ruquet & K9 Ronin


(S/Pfc. Kirk Ruquet and K9 partner Ronin practicing bite training with Patrol Lt. Phillip Klink)