ORLANDO, Fla. - The City of Orlando Police department's K-9 Ace just turned two years old!
He is one of the newer members of our K-9 unit, which started in 1966.
The Orlando Police Department currently owns 14 dual-purpose canines. German Shepherds, Dutch Shepherds, and Belgian Malinois are utilized in crime0fighting operations.
Seven are for narcotics detection and seven are for bomb detection
All the canines are utilized to augment primary patrol operations, they are also used to track and apprehend violent felony offenders.