The Prescott Valley Police K-9 Unit consists of four K-9 teams and one sergeant. The purchase of our canines was made possible through generous private donations and grant funding from the Yavapai County Community Foundation (YCCF). Since 2004, YCCF has supported the department’s K-9 program by providing funding for the dogs, canine and handler equipment, specialized vehicle equipment, and tactical K-9 training.
Our canines are valuable assets in fighting crime and making our community safer. The K-9 officers participate in many hours of training to perfect their skills and maintain their certifications.
Searches by our K-9 teams have resulted in the seizure of large quantities of drugs, and thousands of dollars in cash and property obtained through illegal drug activity. Our canines are also responsible for numerous suspect apprehensions and arrests for crimes ranging from burglary to attempted homicide. The success of our K-9 teams also comes from assisting other agencies in Yavapai County. We routinely help with law enforcement and training activities.
For questions regarding our K-9 Unit and for anyone who is interested in assisting the K-9 Unit by making a donation to help train, care for and maintain our K-9s, please contact Sgt. Keven O'Hagan at 928-772-5187 or by email.