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NC K9 Emergency Response Team (NC K9 ERT) is a 501(c)3 non-profit operating in the Carolinas region providing no-cost search capabilities to requesting agencies. Founded in 1999, we are one of the oldest teams in North Carolina.

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As an organization that is 100% volunteer and solely funded by generous donations, your tax-deductible gifts make our work possible.


K9s are the historical foundation of this team and play a vital role


Our divers work in some of the most difficult environments in the region


We use sonar technology to accelerate the recovery of missing persons