K-9 Team

The Bentonville Police Department's K-9 Unit is comprised of three K-9 teams. Each K-9 team consists of a veteran officer and their K-9 partner.

The K-9 unit was created to:

  • Assist officers with the detection of illegal narcotics and explosive materials
  • Apprehension of felons
  • Searching for lost persons
  • Protection of officers


The Bentonville Police Department's K-9 teams are nationally certified through the National Narcotic Detector Dog Association and American Working Dogs.

Invaluable Service

The K-9 team’s service to the community and their fellow officers has proven to be invaluable.