K-9 Unit

Demonstrations
For a demonstration by the K-9 Unit, call 910-692-2732. 

Elvis

 
  • Handler: Officer Glover
  • Canine Date of Birth: March 24, 2009
  • Breed: Belgian Malinois
  • Origin: Holland
  • Begin Date: December, 2012
  • Certification: North American Police Working Dog Association (NAPWDA

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Kelly
  

  • Handler: Sergeant Embler
  • Canine Date of Birth: August 6, 2007
  • Breed: Belgian Malinois (Female)
  • Origin: Pre-titled KNPV in the Netherlands
  • Begin Date: October 30, 2010
  • Certification: Nationally Certified in All Areas of Narcotics
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History
K-9 Kelly was trained at Shallow Creek Kennels in Sharpsville, Pennsylvania for three weeks before she was purchased by the Southern Pines Police Department. After being purchased at Shallow Creek Kennels, Kelly and her handler completed in-house training with other K-9 handlers from the Southern Pines Police Department.

Kelly and her handler have been trained in all areas of narcotics to include cocaine, marijuana, methamphetamines, MDMA (ecstasy), and heroin, and are certified in these areas of narcotics with the North American Police Work Dog Association (NAPWDA). Kelly is also trained and certified in tracking / trailing, agility, article searches, apprehension/handler protection, obedience, building, and area searches.

K-9 Kelly is the newest member of the K-9 Unit, and she has bonded very well with her handler.

Olaf
   

  • Handler: Officer Caulder
  • Handler Certification: Handler I
  • Canine Date of Birth: February 6, 2009
  • Breed: Belgian Malinois
  • Origin: Holland
  • Begin Date: February 24, 2012
  • Certification: North American Police Work Dog Association (NAPWDA)
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History
Officer Caulder was assigned to the K-9 Unit on January 4, 2012. K-9 Olaf was born in Holland before coming to the United States and being initially trained at K2 K-9 Center in Jackson Springs, NC. Officer Caulder and K-9 Olaf attended K2's basic handler five week course before certifying nationally with NAPWDA.

Together, K-9 Olaf and Officer Caulder have been trained and certified in all areas of narcotics detection. In addition to the detection certifications, they hold certifications in tracking, article searches, obedience, and apprehension.

K-9 Olaf and Officer Caulder have displayed their value to the town and the department since graduating from K2 and coming to patrol.