Professional standards are the benchmark of all agencies charged with protecting the public.
Dog teams trained to find people are a proven life saving resource. The dog resource is an important
tool on many crime scenes, often finding evidence and recovering victims of crimes. Dog teams are one of
the most valuable tools for finding those at risk when they go missing, such as the elderly, children or disabled people.
Many jurisdictions go without the benefit of having dog resources as part of their rescue emergency response system.