K9-1webPolice Dog Certified
Gastonia Police Department's K-9 Unit started in 1990 and consists of six teams. All teams are trained to obtain the Police Dog I and II certifications through the United States Police Canine Association. These certifications mean national standards are met for police dogs in obedience and agility, hidden suspect searches and criminal apprehension.

Team members:
  • Sgt. Thomas Doby (Unit Supervisor)
  • Jason Eaker and K-9 Recon
  • Michael Lewis and K-9 Blaze
  • Matt Willis and K-9 Chase
  • Ben Roper and K-9 Colt
  • Alex Burns and K-9 Rico
  • Ryan Huneycutt and K-9 Max




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