There are many kinds of things a police dog can do like public-order enforcement, illicit-substance detection, tracking, and cadaver or survivor searching. Some police forces use only one breed of dog for every one of these tasks rather than using, for example, one breed for tracking and another for illegal-substance detection. In some cases, a single dog may be trained and utilized in a number of these tasks. Here is the list on the most famous police dog breeds. Feel free to add more "Police Dog" breeds and vote on ones who reckon is the best.
The Top Ten
1German ShepherdThe German Shepherd is a breed of medium to large-sized working dog that originated in Germany. The breed's officially recognized name is German Shepherd Dog in the English language. The breed is known as the Alsatian in Britain and Ireland.
One of the smartest, strongest and overall best dog breeds out there. Of course the Police will use this breed! - WheresMyGuitarPick
I always wanted to but a german shepherd - zxm
The Belgian Malinois is one of the top dogs when it comes to substance detection, specializing in narcotics. the Belgian Malinois can be trained easily. Not only are they kind, but they are a hard working breed with a strong nose for detection.
3BloodhoundThe bloodhound is a large scent hound, originally bred for hunting deer, wild boar, and since the Middle Ages for tracking people.
4Doberman PinscherThe Doberman Pinscher, or Dobermann, or Doberman, is a medium-large breed of domestic dog originally developed around 1890 by Karl Friedrich Louis Dobermann, a tax collector from Germany.
6Dutch ShepherdThe Dutch Shepherd is a herding dog of Dutch origin. They were used by shepherds and farmers who needed a versatile dog, with few demands, and a dog that was able to adapt to a harsh and meager existence.
7BoxerThe Boxer is a medium-sized, short-haired breed of dog, developed in Germany. The coat is smooth and tight-fitting; colours are fawn, mahogany, black or brindled, with or without white markings, and white.
8BeagleThe Beagle is a breed of small-sized hound, similar in appearance to the much larger foxhound. The Beagle is a scent hound, developed primarily for hunting hare.
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10Siberian HuskyThe Siberian Husky is a medium size, dense-coat working dog breed that originated in north-eastern Siberia.
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11American Pit Bull TerrierThe American Pit Bull Terrier is a dog breed. It is a medium-sized, solidly-built, short-haired dog whose early ancestors came from the British Isles.
Have you ever owned a pit? They are neither inherently "dangerous" nor "ferocious." In fact, they are a poor choice for attack training, as they are not naturally man-aggressive. In addition, pits are not multi-biters. They bite, shake and hold. While this is incredibly painful and likely to discourage most attackers, it leaves the dog vulnerable to countermeasures, such as stabbing.
12PugThe Pug is a breed of dog with a wrinkly, short-muzzled face and curled tail. The breed has a fine, glossy coat that comes in a variety of colours, most often fawn or black, and a compact square body with well-developed muscles. However, Pugs have difficulty breathing, due to their extreme head shape. ...read more.