The mission of the K-9 Unit is to support all law enforcement activity and the community of Lowndes County. This support is a force multiplier which assists in the apprehension of fleeing criminals, warrant searches, building and area searches,  search and rescue, pursuits, illegal drug eradication, along with assisting patrol deputies with in-progress calls for service.  Aside from their law enforcement duties, the K-9 teams visit schools, churches and businesses to give demonstrations of their canine’s abilities and to educate and give the public a better understanding of what the team is utilized for.