The Harnett County Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit currently consists of 4 teams. These teams are certified by the United States Police Canine Association (USPCA) after completing 14 weeks of training consisting of 560 hours of education by certified instructors. The teams must then attend 16 hours of in-service training each month which is supplemented by regular training exercises. These teams are trained in the following areas:
K-9 Deputies: (Left to Right) Deputy J. Holder and "Nitro" Deputy M. Kemp and "Quanto" Sergeant T. Bradley and 'Thor" Deputy D. Pastirik "Diesel".