The Christian County Sheriff’s Office K9s are trained in narcotics detection, tracking, and building and article searches. The K9s and their handlers go through extensive and ongoing training to maintain their certification and ability to respond when needed. The K9 teams perform drug checks at area schools, search for lost or missing persons, conduct fugitive searches, and assist with drug interdiction. These K9 units additionally perform all the same functions as a patrol deputy. The K9 units also increase community relations by performing demonstrations for community groups and local schools.