The Bristol County Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit has served the communities of Bristol County since 1986. Each Patrol K-9 attends a sixteen week Patrol Academy. During the sixteen week period, K-9`s learn tracking, criminal apprehension, building searches, crowd control, felony car stops jail cell extractions, article searching, legal issues and K-9 first aid. Each K-9 Team is expected to perform all activities at a very high level.


PHOTOS: Meet the K9 Team


K-9 teams have been called upon to assist local police departments through out Bristol County for B&E`s, armed robberies, home invasions, missing elderly and children, warrant apprehension and also narcotic and explosive calls.


You may contact our K9 Office (non-emergency) at 508.995.6400 Ext 2584 or 2586

Colonel Robert J. Sylvia


Lieutenant Paul M. Douglas

Bristol County Sheriff's Office Address: 400 Faunce Corner Road, Dartmouth, MA 02747 Phone: 508.995.6400 Web: