The general nature of the objectives and
purpose of this association:
unite in a common cause all law
enforcement agencies utilizing the
services of the canine as an aid in
the prevention and detection of
To promote friendship and
brotherhood between all those
interested in the training and
utilization of the canine in police
To endeavor to establish a minimum
working standard, and improve the
abilities of the canine in police
work, thereby rendering better
service to the community.
To establish and maintain a legal
assistance fund for acts resulting
in civil suits from the use of
police trained canines.
To coordinate the exchange of any
advanced techniques of training of
the utilization of police dogs.
To improve the image of the working
police dog to the populace in
through improved public
service in the prevention and
detection of crime.
To aid and assist those law
enforcement agencies making
concerning the establishment of
canine sections within their
"Guardians of the Night"
in me my friend for I am your comrade. I
will protect you with my last breath
When all others have left you and the
loneliness of the night closes in, I
will be at your side.
Together we will conquer all obstacles,
and search out those who might wish harm
to others. All I ask of you is
compassion, The caring touch of your
hands. It is for you that I will
unselfishly give my life and spend my
nights unrested. Although our days
together May be marked by the passing of
the seasons Know that each day at your
side is my reward.
My days are measured by The coming and
going of your footsteps. I anticipate
them at every opening of the door. You
are the voice of caring when I am ill.
The voice of authority when I've done
Do not chastise me unduly For I am your
right arm, The sword at your side. I
attempt to do only what you bid of me. I
seek only to please you and remain in
Together you and I shall experience a
bond only others like us will understand
When outsiders see us together Their
envy will be measured by their disdain.
I will quietly listen to you And pass no
judgment, Nor will your spoken words be
repeated I will remain ever silent, Ever
vigilant, ever loyal. And when our time
together is done and you move on in the
world Remember me with kind thoughts and
tales, For a time we were unbeatable,
Nothing passed among us undetected.
If we should meet again on another
street I will gladly take up your fight,
I am a Police Working Dog
and together, we are guardians of the