K-9 Unit

 Officer Bangs and K9 Halo

Officer Sterling and K9 Maxx

K9 Halo is a German Shepherd who was born in Slovakia. K9 Halo is certified in both Idaho and Washington. He is certified in tracking, and apprehension and protection. K9 Halo lives at home with his handler Justin Bangs.

Officer Bangs has obtained both his basic and intermediate Idaho Peace Officer Standards and Training certificate and has been with the Coeur d'Alene Police Department since May 2007.

Officer Knisley and K9 Pecco

Officer Winstead and Pecco

K9 Pecco joined the force after the retirement of K9 Justice.  K9 Pecco is a Belgium Malinois from the Netherlands.  K9 Pecco has completed his certification for apprehension and is very good at his job. 

Officer Knisley started with the Coeur d'Alene Police Department in January 2010.  Officer Knisley has obtained both her basic and intermediate Idaho Peace Officer Standards and Training certificate and is also an Idaho P.O.S.T. instructor for domestic violence and sexual assault investigation.