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G.L. "Whip" Wilson

Office of the Sheriff
Camden County, New Jersey
K-9 Unit
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K-9/Patrol Unit

This unit consists of a captain, a sergeant, four officers and their K-9 partners.  The K-9 Unit is available to all law enforcement agencies in Camden County and surrounding counties. The canines are patrol/tracking dogs; three are crossed trained for explosive detection and two are cross trained for narcotics.

The Canine Unit is a proud member of the United States Police Canine Association (U.S.P.C.A.) Region #6, Philadelphia Police Canine Unit/Training Academy. The have won national awards and has provided services to various federal, state and local agencies, including presidential security details.

They are available to conduct field and building searches, criminal and non-criminal tracking, and routine patrols. Requests for this service should be made to the Camden County Central Communications at (856) 783-1333. Requests for demonstrations should be made directly to the K-9 Unit at (856) 225-5515.

K-9 and Handlers & Patrol Officers

Sheriff's Officer Thomas Frank and his K-9 partner Jocco has retired on July 1, 2011with a long distinguished career.

Sheriff's Officer Mike Rauscher
K-9 Axel
Explosive Detection
Sheriff 's OfficerDavid Wright
K-9 Rokko

  Sheriff's Officer Jason Gosewish
K-9 Szemi

  Sheriff's Officer Patrick Kerper
K-9 Ninja


Sergeant Ryan Carpenter

Sheriff's Officer Darren Leonard


Patrol Officers

The Patrol Unit operates in Center City Camden, patrolling State, County, and Municipal facilities. Additionally they assist the Sheriff’s K-9 Unit, Camden City Police, and other Law Enforcement Agencies in their daily operations.


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