The department’s Flex Unit consist of a Supervisor (K9 Officer) and 2 Patrol Officers, who adjust their patrols based on crime trends identified in the community. The unit has the flexibility to address neighborhood-level and area-specific problems by using increased enforcement and non-traditional methods, working during identified peak times for crime.
Majlo is a “dual purpose” dog that has the capabilities of performing building searches, tracking missing persons/suspects, article searches, narcotics detection, and criminal apprehensions. Cpl. Owens and Majlo patrol in a specially equipped SUV, outfitted with equipment to ensure Majlo is comfortable during his work day.