•To unite in a common cause all law enforcement agencies in East Tennessee utilizing the
services of the canine as an aid in the prevention and detection of crime.
•To promote friendship and brotherhood between all those interested in the training and
utilization of the canine in police work.
•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 coordinate the exchange of any advanced techniques of training of the utilization of
•To improve the image of the working police dog to the populace in general through
improved public service in the prevention and detection of crime.
•To aid and assist those law enforcement agencies making application for information
concerning the establishment of canine sections within their respective departments.