The City of Norton Police Department's K-9 program began operating in spring of 2009. The division is comprised of one K-9 Patrol Unit.
K-9 Jax and his handler, Officer Tanner Powers, are assigned to the patrol division. Together they assist with crowd control, warrants service, apprehension of fleeing suspects, building searches, handler protection and tracking. They are certified through the North American Police Work Dog Association and Virginia Police Work Dog Association.
If your group or organization would like a free demonstration please contact the City of Norton Police Department at (276)679-1211.