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.

K-9 Officer

K-9 Ikar & Handler Kody Gould