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Important Notice on City of Fremont Facilities Closure

In an effort to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), City of Fremont facilities, including the lobby of the Police Department, the Detention Facility, and the Tri-City Animal Shelter, are currently closed to public visitors. During the temporary closure Fremont Police and Fire will continue to provide essential public safety services.  For more information, please refer to our web page on coronavirus (COVID-19) here

Fremont Police Department has six K9/handler teams, four German Shepherds and two Bloodhounds, used in Patrol, SWAT operations, Narcotics, and Tracking (trailing). The K9 teams are put through continuous training and compete in annual competitions, and their services are often requested and utilized by outside agencies.

K9 Unit


FPD K9 Roster and Teams

German Shepherd Apprehension Dog Program

  • Officer Chris Haugh and K-9 Karo
  • Officer Jennifer Ferrara and K-9 Mego
  • Officer Jason Macciola and K9 Warco
  • Officer Jared Madsen and K9 Niko

Bloodhound Trailing Dog Program

  • Officer John Kennedy and K9 Blaze
  • Officer Bob Smith and K9 Xena

Retired Police K-9s

  • K9 Cairo with Officer James Tyalor
  • K9 Laz with Officer Tyler Layfield

K-9 and Officer