Canine Unit (K9)

Owing to the special sensory capabilities of the canines, the canine unit is part and parcel of gadgetry of modern law enforcement agencies. Canine units are employed to detect explosives & contrabands and trace criminals. The provincial government had sanctioned a total of 60 dogs out of which 30 were procured in the first phase. The present strength is 51 and are being regularly employed in conducting raids and search & strike operations in militant infested areas as well as for route clearance and security purposes.