In addition to the aforementioned benefits, included in the study is justification for the unit, liability concerns, a complete list of expenditures including four budget proposals, training and certification requirements, as well as proposed handler selection qualifications.
In conclusion, you will find recommendations and justification for the implementation of two K9 …show more content…
Examples of positive implementation include public K9 demonstrations at locations within the community such as schools, civic groups, and National Night Out, to name a few. These demonstrations often serve a two-fold purpose: They establish support from the community in which they serve, subsequently enabling law enforcement to bring back the old adage that “the police officer is my friend.” This is particularly effective when referencing the youth in our communities.
The second aspect of improved community relations is invoked with the mere implementation of a K9 team and with the message it sends to the criminal element of a community. The message is resoundingly clear: “The Orange City Police Department is willing and prepared to do everything in our power to safeguard our community against criminal activity, and it is our intent to utilize the effective tools necessary to accomplish this goal.”