K-9 Unit

Mission Statement

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. 

Valuable Tool

Canine teams are a valuable tool in law enforcement used for: 

  • Area searches
  • Building searches
  • Evidence detection
  • Narcotics detection
  • Promoting favorable public relations
  • Tracking fleeing persons
  • Tracking missing persons


Currently, the Greer Police Department has one K-9 team under the direction of Sergeant Sarah Melton that is assigned to the Echo Team. The K-9 team includes: PTO Gould and K-9 Ikar.