The East Lansing Police Department K9 Unit consists of four teams (one handler and one dog per team). The dogs include two German Shepherds (Quinn & Atos), one German Shepherd/Belgian Malinois Mix (Ares) and one Belgian Malinois (Scott). Each K9 Unit team is trained to track suspects and to locate people and/or articles.
The K9 Unit is on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. K9 officers drive black, fully marked Chevy Tahoes.
The K9 Unit performs a variety of functions, including:
assisting in the prevention and detection of crime