The K-9 Unit consists of one dog and his handler , Officer Mohamed Chami and Twix. Twix and Officer Chami are trained in drug detection, tracking and building searches. Twix is trained and certified through the United States Police Canine Association (USPCA). The K-9 team is assigned to Road Patrol duties allowing for a quick response to incidents where the use of the K-9 would be beneficial. The K-9 team also assist on all drug-related search warrant executions, perform drug sweeps of local schools, and make public relation appearances throughout the city.