Canine Unit

 Alliance Police Department Canine Unit

The purpose of a professional police canine is to reduce the jeopardy to the Police officer and to better enforce the laws of the community. The canine is a psychological deterrent to the lawbreaker, but at the same time the canine must develop a positive image in the public eye.


Although the canine will never replace the police officer, the canine is a unique and sophisticated tool, which enhances law enforcement performance. Statistics have proven that “canine” offers an alternative to deadly force with less injuries and assaults on police Officers. A canine can be recalled, but a bullet cannot.

 

Current Canines and Handlers:

Patrolman Anthony Palozzi- 330.823.0987 ext 2282 (voicemail only) - email

 
Former Canines and Handlers:

Canine Handler Paul Vesco and Kai

Canine Handler John Jenkins and Zeus

Canine Handler Robert Rajcan and Papi

Canine Handler Roy Tittle and Nash

Alliance Police Phone Numbers

330.821.3131  Emergency

330.821.9140  Non-Emergency

330.823.5383 Investigations

330.823.5532  Chief's Office

330.829.2225 Fax

 

Police Chief Scott C. Griffith

Sworn in as Chief in 2008

26 year veteran of the Alliance Police Department.

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