The Sheriff's Office Foundation proudly supports the Sheriff's K-9 unit through donations received.
A portion of the funds received goes directly to items such as:
The Sheriff's Office Foundation also provides the finical support for the annual K-9 trials. This event open to the public, where you can watch local area police dogs and handlers compete for bragging rights!
Information on the 2019 K-9 Trails can be found here.
The Washington County Sheriff's office currently has five canines that are used in a variety of roles throughout the county. There is currently two K-9's which are trained in tracking, one K9 that is trained in narcotics detection, and two K-9's which are crossed trained in both tracking and narcotics detection.
More information about the K-9 teams can be found here.