The Gloucester Township Police Department K-9 Unit was established in 1999. From its inception this unit has distinguishing themselves as one of the top police K-9 Units in the state. Currently, there are four K-9 teams each of which are assigned to a patrol platoon. The K-9 Unit is a proud member of the United States Police Canine Association Region (U.S.P.C.A.) #15. Each K-9 Team has been honored by the U.S.P.C.A and Fraternal Order of Police for several outstanding patrol and narcotics cases through the years.