Current K-9 Unit
In August 2013, the K-9 Unit was established in Nassau Police Department. The unit consists of Officer Yazzo, a 6-year old Czechoclovakian-bred German Shephard, and Officer Daniel Bunney.Yazzo’s origins: He was donated to use as a police dog from a private citizen on Long Island. In April, Bunney and Yazzo were trained by the Massachusetts State Police for Narcotics Detection. Bunney and yazzo are certified for Narcotics Detection by the NY DCJS. The team is currently training in Tracking and will be certified in the Summer of 2014.