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The Gurnee Police Department K9 Naming Contest

The Gurnee Police Department would like to thank everyone that participated in our K9 Naming Contest! We received hundreds of names, and we are currently sorting through the options to find the best names for our new pups. Check back soon to see which names were chosen as the winners.  

You can also follow us on Facebook for the latest announcements for the Gurnee Police: https://www.facebook.com/gurneepd


K9 Squad

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Our new German Shepherds are currently undergoing training at TOPS located in Grayslake, IL. Beginning in April 2022, the canines and their handlers will start training together for eight weeks to earn their certifications. After being sworn in as official police K9s, the teams will continue to receive follow-up training through TOPS for various patrol functions, including article and building searches, narcotics detection, tracking capabilities, and more.

Follow us on Facebook (@gurneepd) for the latest information on our K9 team and upcoming events!