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 Calvert K-9 Search Team is a Maryland Search and Rescue Team, using highly trained search dogs to find lost and missing people.  Having met all the MD requirements and standards, we were accepted as part of the NRP/MSP led Maryland Search Team Task Force (MSTTF)



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CK-9's Mission:   As an all volunteer, non-profit organization, we provide fully equipped, nationally certified search dog teams, and search management personnel to find lost or missing people. We are part of the Maryland Search Team Task Force (MSTTF).

 Emergency phone numbers are below **Contact Us**

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    If you have an Emergency please call 911!

     If you are a Law Enforcement Agency and need CK9 assets, please call: 

    Primary: Ted Carson (Commander)
    410-586-2476 or
    301-943-9221 cell

    Secondary: Kelly Burkhardt (President of Board)




    CK-9 Call Out Glen Burnie 26 Jul 2018

    Happy Ending to a 26 Jul 2018 midnight search for an Alzheimer wandering man:-) Ck-9 responded with 4 dog teams and many other MD SAR teams to Glen Burnie just after midnight and searched with AA police until he was found at 10 AM the next morning. Long night, hard work, happy ending:-) 


    CK-9 Advanced Call Out Clinton MD for 6 May 2018

    CK-9 was called out days early for a planned 6 May 2018 search by NCPP PG county for a 25YOM with schizophrenia missing for 30 days. CK-9 formulated the search plan and reported 24 searchers and 9 Operational search dogs would arrive 0900 May 6th to conduct the search with PG county Police. But on 4 May NCPP informed us that the subject had been found alive in a DC hospital. Another happy ending:-)


    CK-9 Call Out Clinton MD 26 Apr 2018

    CK-9 responded to a 1245 Apr 26th call out from National Capital Park Police for a 75 YOM with dementia missing since midnight in Clinton MD. We responded with 4 dog teams, 5 flankers and 3 base folks. Before all of our teams had arrived to search, our own CK-9 Dog Team Farley on his second task makes the happy find alive and well:-)


    CK-9 Call Out St. Mary's City 10 Apr 2018


    CK-9 Call Out 10 April at 1300 by St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office for a 62-year-old male with Alzheimer’s missing in St. Mary's City. We responded with 9 SAR dog teams, 5 flankers and 3 Base folks. We had 6 dog teams deployed in the field searching at the time crews located and quickly rescued the man who was found alive waist deep in a marsh as reported in local news feeds. 


    CK-9 Call Out Laurel, MD 16 Mar 2018

    CK-9 called out 2230 Mar 16th by Anne Arundel Sheriff’s Office for a missing 64YOM with Alzheimers. We deployed 5 dog teams and 4 Base/Flankers. After most of CK-9 arrived on site, but before being deployed, the happy find was made:-)