The Beaumont Police Department operates a Canine Detection and Patrol Program. This program provides canine services, which assist the Beaumont Police Department with:
The Beaumont Police Department began its police canine program in August of 2016. The program started with Corporal/Handler Ryan Brieda and K9 Mila. K9 Mila is a Dutch Shepherd from Brazil. K9 Mila retired from Beaumont Police Department in June of 2023. She was certified in tracking and narcotics detection.
Currently our Canine Program consists of two K9 Teams, Officer/Handler Christopher Crews and K9 Murph. K9 Murph is a Belgian Malinois from Holland. He is certified in patrol, handler protection and narcotics detection. Officer/Handler Zach Taylor and K9 Mando. K9 Mando is a Malinois/Shepherd cross, from Hungary. He is certified in patrol, handler protection and narcotics detection.