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What does K-9 stand for?

K-9 stands for Canine Unit (of a police department)

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  • Military and Government

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A sheriff's canine unit swept the plane and found no other shell casings, McLaughlin said.
These departments responded with canine units, a helicopter and additional personnel to assist in the search for the second suspect.
Oregon State Police troopers were assisted by Lane County Sheriff's Office deputies and a Springfield Police Department canine unit in the search for the men, who were believed to be armed and dangerous.
Considering this attitude, the August 2008 establishment of the Diyala Provincial Canine Unit to help Iraqis target insurgents and detect drug and explosives caches is particularly remarkable.