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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 Beltsville MD 9 Jan 2018

    CK-9 Call Out to Beltsville MD. We responded with 2 HRD dog teams, 3 flankers and 2 Base Operators. We searched with multiple agencies and SAR teams 0800-1700 for a missing 69YO man since 2 Jan. He sadly was found near BWI later that night.


    CK-9 Call Out Charlotte Hall 5 Dec 2017

    5 Dec 2017 1830 Call Out Charles County Police for a 75YOM dementia missing since 1600. We responded with 6 dog teams, 6 flankers and 3 base folks; the man was found alive by police before we arrived on site:-)


    CK-9 Elects new Board of Directors 29 Oct 2107

    Congrats to the new BOD: Ted (Commander); Kelly(POB);Melonee(OPS); Stephanie (Admin); Mark (Finances); Dona (Logistics) and Kirk (Plans)


    CK-9 Call Out Clear Spring MD 17 Oct 2017

    Call out Clear Spring MD 1400 on Tuesday 17 Oct 2017 for a missing 17YOM since 2200 last night. Search was already in progress by the Washington County Sheriff's Office. CK-9 responding with 4 dog teams and flankers plus Base support. Prior to CK-9 fully departing for the site, Police reported happy news that the subject was found alive!


    Joint training with multiple LE and SAR teams

    We had two Joint training searches with various LE agencies and SAR teams; one in July and one in Sep 2017.