K-9 Detection Unit | Chicago, IL

k-9 detection unit action k-9 security inc chicago illinoisExplosive Detection has been increasingly necessary since the 9/11 attacks. Explosive detection canines are the number one resource in the fight against terrorist attacks. Action K-9 Security’s K-9 Detection Unit is an elite unit consisting of teams of highly trained K-9 teams versed in explosive, firearms, and narcotics detection. The KDU’s main objective is to perform detection services for your property with a main focus on the identification of any and all threats. Teams are available in multiple formats, all of which may be tailored to your schedule, facility, and/or budget. The K-9 Detection Unit was founded by Action K-9 Security, Inc. to be an efficient and effective threat mitigation option.

Explosive Detection Canine teams of the KDU are trained pursuant to ILCS 225. K.D.U. teams are put through training until they meet our trainer’s extremely high standards. Supplementary and reinforcement training is done weekly to reinforce the k-9s goal-oriented style required for detection work. Standards for detection K-9 units are modeled after agencies such as the A.T.F., the FBI and the National Police Canine Association (NPCA). Teams are trained and certified by Action K-9 Security and to ensure program integrity, all teams are then certified through NPCA.


Action K-9 Security Explosive Detection Canine handlers are meticulously selected based on a myriad of factors and are expected to adhere to a strict Code of Conduct. Explosive Detection Canine handlers for Action K-9 Security must have experience in Law Enforcement, Military or High Risk/High Function security. The canines of the K-9 Detection Unit are put through rigorous training and are selected for their drive, temperament and social skills. Typically, Labradors and German Shepherds are the preferred breeds of Action K-9 Security’s K-9 Detection Unit.

Please Contact one of our knowledgeable security consultants to review your security needs and to recommend an optimal deployment strategy for your needs.