The K-9 Search & Rescue Unit’s assignments include searching buildings, locating missing persons and detecting narcotics. Their duties also involve bomb investigations and specialized patrol functions. The services of this unit are requested by local police departments, Prosecutor’s Office and the County Police within Union County. The K-9 Search and Rescue unit also services departments outside of Union County when requested. They also respond to calls which include providing assistance to the Federal Bureau of Investigations, Drug Enforcement Agency, New Jersey State Police, U.S. Customs, U.S. Postal Police, and the U.S. Secret Service.