Our New Dogs: Part 5 – The Next Level

Remember these faces? Dag and Dart have both passed into the next level of their training, and they have been assigned to Officers Christopher Jones and Maricela Corral,  respectively.The bonds between the K-9s and their handlers will strengthen and their skills will improve as they progress through the training process.


Our New Dogs: Part 4 – Dag

Meet K9 Dag, the 4th young Malinois currently training with the LAPD Metro K9 Platoon. Dag is a litter mate to Dart, born and bred in Slovakia. He already looks as though he loves his job! On average, it takes 3 to 6 months for a K9 to become fully certified for field work. Follow […]

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Our New Dogs: Part 2 – Rocky

  The second of four fledging Malinois K-9s is Rocky, from the Netherlands, also training for a slot on the Los Angeles Police Metro K-9 Platoon. Don’t that sleepy look fool you, when he gets in the field, he’s all get-up-and-go! Can he develop the laser-like focus needed to avoid distractions by cats or squirrels? […]


Our New Dogs: Part 1 – Uunas

Meet Uunas, one of three young Belgian Malinois now training on a trial basis with the Los Angeles Police Metro K-9 Unit. Follow Uunas with us on FB and Instagram as he goes through the rigorous schooling necessary to become a member of this elite K-9 Platoon. Will he make it or wash out?   […]

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K9 Platoon Ride Along

K9 Platoon Ride Along with Sgt. Scott Davis – November 15, 2019 Los Angeles Police K9 Fund’s very own President, Ruth Denburg, went on a ride-along with Sgt. Scott Davis and recorded her experience. See her story and photos below!   Start time:  5 p.m. The K9 Platoon starts its shift with a workout and […]

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Ben Roethlisberger Announces Los Angeles Area K-9 Grant

We are proud to announce that we’ve received a grant from the Ben Roethlisberger Foundation to support our K-9 unit! Read official press release here:   Pittsburgh, Pa. – Today, Pittsburgh Steelers’ Quarterback and Findlay, Ohio native, Ben Roethlisberger, announced a grant award from the Ben Roethlisberger Foundation at The Giving Back Fund. The Foundation will […]