The objective of the Burbank Police Department's K-9 Unit is to
provide the Department with an additional specialized Unit to increase
the effectiveness in the detection and prevention of crime as well as
the apprehension of criminals.
The K-9 Unit provides a tangible service to the Department and has a
psychological effect on the criminal activity within the Community.
The greatest value of our K-9 lies in his keen senses of sight, smell,
and hearing which aid in the search for drugs, persons, and of
buildings. The K-9 Unit provides a positive public image of the
Department's expertise and efficiency.
The Burbank Police Department's K-9, has been trained in
obedience, agility, evidence searches, building searches and
apprehension work. The officers and their K-9 partners have received
hundreds of hours of training in drug detection, tracking, and suspect