The Patrol Division consists of Uniformed Patrol and the following Specialty Assignments: SWAT, Bomb Squad, Canine Unit, Northern Border Initiative, Domestic Violence Task Force, and Violent Fugitive Task Force. The Patrol Division is comprised of 1 Lieutenant, 6 Sergeants, 21 Patrol Officer, and a Canine Officer and his partner, Lennox. Patrol Officers are assigned to specialized units such as Dive Team, Accident Investigation, Evidence Technician and Field Training.
Currently, the City of Avon operates with one Police Canine, Lennox. K9 Lennox is a German Shepherd imported from Germany. K9 Lennox has been in service with the Avon Police Department since September, 2009 and is handled by Officer Chris Barton. Lennox is considered a dual purpose K9 which refers to his State Certification in narcotics and patrol related duties. Our current K9 team is assigned to basic patrol duties, area searches, article searches, building searches, narcotics detection and officer protection.