In order to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the Greer Police Department, the Canine (K-9) Unit provides highly trained canine teams to protect persons and property in Greer.
Canine teams are a valuable tool in law enforcement used for:
Promoting favorable public relations
Tracking fleeing persons
Tracking missing persons
Currently, the Greer Police Department has two K-9 teams under the direction of Sergeant Randle Ballenger that are assigned to the Traffic Team. The K-9 teams include: PTO Knapp and K-9 Ozzy as well as Off. Evans and K-9 Ikar.