The Dog Unit
Welcome to the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Dog Unit website
With 34 dog handlers, and currently over 40 dogs, the triForce collaborated unit respond to a range of incidents from searching for a missing person to tracking down a burglar The Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Dog Unit plays a vital role in the fight against crime.
The team provide support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, patrolling with their dogs across the three counties.
Each officer handles a German Shepherd or similar breed which is trained to track offenders or a missing person following the trail left by a person on the ground. They search for people in buildings and open areas, search for property, chase and detain offenders and protect their handler and other officers in dangerous situations.