K-9 Unit

Canine Teams


The Holmdel Township Police Department is committed to using the latest technology and investigative tools. This includes the use of highly trained police canine teams.

K-9 Officer Sergeant Edward Martinez


Sergeant Martinez joined the Holmdel Police Department in December 2000. Martinez was formerly a police officer with the Jersey City Police Department assigned to the Emergency Services and K-9 Units.Sergeant Martinez is currently working with two K-9 Partners:  Artie is a Black Lab trained is explosives detection, and the Department's newest canine, Patriot, is in training for patrol and narcotics.  Patriot came to the Department from the Seeing Eye.