• Current Canine Program initiated in 1990 with 4 Dogs
  • Waterloo Police currently has 3 certified working dogs
  • All canine handlers are assigned to the Patrol Division and handle their canine responsibilities in addition to their patrol duties.
  • The Waterloo Police Canine unit uses German Shepards and Belgian Malinois
  • Canines and their handlers undergo six weeks of training before being certified for duty.
  • The canine program averages more than 160 Narcotics Searches, 80 Building Searches, 55 Tracking calls, and 25 Officer assists annually in addition to numerous public demonstrations.

Lt. Fangman is the K-9 program coordinator and he can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..