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K-9 Unit

Rowan University is committed in providing it's students,faculty and guests with different professional police services. The University has a Police K-9 unit. The unit consists of a fully certified Police K-9 handler and a certified K-9. The German Shepard is trained in explosive detection and crossed trained in patrol work. The K-9 is capable of detecting over 20 explosive compounds and can also perform valuable services such as article(s) retrieval, tracking lost person(s) or suspect(s) and can perform building searches to locate hidden suspects. The dog is also trained in  criminal apprehension.

Training involved with this assignment is constant and entails 100's of hours to obtain certification.The University is better prepared for events and incidents because of having such a special detail and the University community will benefit for having such services.

For any questions regarding our K-9 Unit please contact:

Sergeant Carrie Rathof (856) 256-4922

Email:rathof@rowan.edu