K-9 Unit

The Bedford Police Department has a K-9 program that consists of one dog (Darco) and one handler (Officer Simmons).

Darco, a 3-year-old Belgian Malinois, has completed his individual training and was considered advanced in the ordinance and has obtained additional certifications. Officer Simmons and Darco are assigned to the Patrol Division and serve as an additional resource on the street, able to assist in taking patrol calls, enforcing traffic laws, assisting in the search of missing persons and responding to in-progress emergencies.