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​It's easy and tax deductible to donate to your RPD K9 Unit. Simply purchasing a t-shirt from our store help generate funds for our canine unit thanks to Promotional Images of Redding.

You can check out our DONATE page to give a straight donation or  even SPONSOR a specific canine and have your name forever associated with our unit by a sponsorship level (see below). You can even give a donation to help purchase a new police dog if that is your wish. 

Each sponsorship will receive special recognition including a commerative plaque with a photo of either an individual K9 that is sponsored to a team photo for a general donation. 


BRONZE Sponsor = $500 Donation

SILVER Sponsor = $1000 Donation

​GOLD Sponsor = $2,500 Donation

​PLATINUM Sponsor = $5,000 Donation


Without the continued support of our community, the K9 program at the Redding Police Department would be no where close to what it is today. What has long been a two dog department, has grown to a five dog program. With this, canines are able to serve each shift and serve the community 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The canine program is only funded for two positions within the City on an annual basis so it is extremely important that we continue to raise monies for needed supplies and purchasing of new dogs as our current ones start to retire.

To assist in our effort to raise money, we set forth annual goals to achieve for the community to support.

For 2014, our goals are:


  • Attend specialized schools for advanced training​

  • Purchase of ballistic vests for each of our dogs

  • Improved K9 vehicles (our current fleet of vehicles are quickly becoming dated)

Special Thanks to: 


3645 Eureka Way (Sunset Plaza Marketplace)

Redding, CA 96001


Treats Natural Pet Marketplace is sponsoring both K9 Carr and K9 Cain by donating dog food and all non-police related needs. Treats Natural Pet Marketplace is also now the proud supplier of all dog food for the Redding K9 Unit!


Cronic Disaster Response hosted a golf tounament at Gold Hill Golf Club in October 2014. They raised enough money to purchase each Redding Police Dog a ballistic vest. They also raised money to purchase new K9s for Anderson Police and Shasta County Sherrif Office.

Thanks to the generous donation of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Johannessen, K9 Cain was purchased and added to the Redding Police force. Cain replaced K9 Canon and will be handled by Officer Brian Berg.

The Leadership Redding Class of 2009 came together and raised $5,000 towards the purchase of a new police canine for the Redding  Police Department. Kellie Jokela spearheaded this effort, out of which the non-profit organization Communities for Police Canines was started.


K9 Canon retired after 8 years of service to the City of Redding. Ms. Patricia Penn generously donated to Communities for Police Canines in an effort to help support our retired working dogs.

Thanks to the The Real Estate Group for their ongoing support of the RPD K9 Unit. The Real Estate Group has provided both financial support thru donations as well as allowed us exclusive access and presence at most of their high profile events.


Thank you Mr. and Mrs. James and Patricia for your generous donation and ongoing support of the Redding Police K9 Unit. We are proud to be supported by such great citizens.

Thank you Redding Elks 1073 for your generous donation and ongoing support of the Redding Police K9 Unit. We are proud to have such a wonderful group supporting us.


Thanks to the Redding Sunrise Rotary for their generous donation and ongoing support of the Redding Police K9 Unit. We are proud to be supported by such a great group of citizens.

Thank you Mr. and Mrs. Moses for their generous donation and support of the RPD K9 Unit. Earl is a retired RPD K-9 handler from the 1960's who currently resides in Arizona.



Bastiani Arms

Mr. Bob Blankenship

Carmona;s Appliance Center

Miss Connie Grinols

Dr. Dan Goodman

Mr. Donald Belkin, Attorney

Dr. David Pugh, DDS

Dutch Bros Coffee

Emergency Command Support

Harrison’s Marine

Healthwise Chiropractic

J&T Williams Construction

Millville Veterinary Clinic

Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 2001

North State Glove and Safety

Northstate Crossfit

O2 Motorsports

Perry’s Automotive

Promotional Images

Redding Automotive

Redding Lumber Transport (RLT)

Shasta Boot Factory

Shasta Regional Medical Center


SJ Denham

Sunset Cleaners

The Bike Shop

The Real Estate Group

Treat’s Natural Pet Marketplace

Woodwalkers Roofing


John Streetby and Greg Barnhart

Above & Beyond Animal Care, Dr. Jen Powers

Adamson Peak Preformance

Mrs. Alyson Stoke, Sensy

Anderson Tucker Oaks Golf Course

Bed Bath & Beyond

Claws Nail Salon

RPD Chaplain Mary

CR Gibbs

Dry Creek Station

Dutch Bros Coffee

Echo Whisky Tactical

Ella Berg

Giff’s Ugly Burger


Hals’ Dive and Mine Shop

Headwaters Kayak

Holly Murphy Photography

Jamba Juice

Jason Wigham Guided Fishing

Kampai Sushi

La Cabana Mexican Restraunt

Les Schwab Tires

Market Street Steakhouse

Rainbow Heath and Home

Millville Veterinary Clinic

New China Restraunt

Platinum Car Detail

River Tsunami Golf Course

Riverview Golf Course

Redding Lumber Transport (RLT)

Round Table Pizza, Eureka Way

Starbucks Coffee

Sun Oaks Athletic Club

Sunset Cleaners


Trader Joes

Treat’s Natural Pet Marketplace

Tummy’s Gunworks

VCA Asher Animal Hospital

Win-River Casino

Win-River Mini-Mart

Redding Tire Company

Moseley Cellars, The Tasting Room

DiRuzza’s Car Detailing

Kent’s Meats

Burrito Bandito

View 202

Urban Retreat

Ballistic Vests Donated to RPD K9s



March 11, 2015


In early 2014, Cronic Disaster Response along with a small group of men who call themselves the R.O.M.E.O.’s (Retired Old Men Eating Out) came together to put on a fundraising event in support of local police canine units.  This included the Redding Police Department, Anderson Police Department and the Shasta County Sheriff’s Officer.  In October 2014 a golf tournament was held at Gold Hills Golf Club in Redding. Many local businesses and private sponsors were part of making this a successful event.


Leading up to the event, several members of the community sold raffle tickets for the Golf Event.  Ms. Patricia Penn of Redding was the top seller of the raffle tickets for the event. Her personal goal was to sell enough tickets to purchase one ballistic vest for her favorite Redding Police dog, K9 Tarro. She was successful in this and we thank Ms. Penn for her hard work and support.


At the conclusion of the event, Cronic Disaster made a donation to the non-profit organization – Communities for Police Canines.  The donation covered the cost of four ballistic vests for the Redding Police K9 Unit.  One ballistic vest had already been purchased earlier in the year due to a single anonymous donor. 


Communities for Police Canines is proud to announce that all five Redding Police K-9’s are now outfitted with ballistic vest.  The K-9 Unit has begun training in the vests to familiarize the dogs in the new equipment.


We would like to express our thanks for the ongoing support of our local community, including Cronic Disaster Response and the R.O.M.E.O.’s.