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Our pups make the perfect four-legged mates, so it’s no wonder they still make excellent partners for crime-fighting!

In the police department, dogs have been used for decades, because their strength, agility, and heightened senses are perfect additions to any squad!

Police dogs are extremely significant additions to the police department and really have a supporting paw that is much needed.

If you’re looking for your crime-fighting dog’s new moniker, then look no further! Or, maybe you just want your furry friend to get a rough, awesome name.

Well, we picked the best names of police dogs suitable for any k-9!

Happy searching!

Police Dog Names Inspired by Movie Cops

133+ Police Dog Names from History and Inspired by Movie Cops 5

  • Joe Friday
  • Marlowe (Philip Marlowe)
  • Hoover (J. Edgar Hoover, famous FBI Director)
  • Barney Fife
  • Norris (Chuck Norris)
  • Barney Miller
  • Buford (Buford T. Justice)
  • Tibbs (Virgil Tibbs)
  • Ponch (Francis Poncherello from CHiPs)
  • Popeye (Jimmy Popeye Doyle)
  • Lennie Briscoe
  • Hank Schrader (from Breaking Bad)
  • Horatio Caine (from CSI: Miami)
  • Tango or Cash (from Tango & Cash)
  • McClane (John McClane)
  • Hutch (Kenneth Richard “Hutch” Hutchinson)
  • Sipowicz (Andy Sipowicz)
  • Columbo
  • Mackey (Vic Mackey)
  • Riggs (Martin Riggs)
  • Gordon (James Gordon, from Batman)
  • Serpico (Frank Serpico)
  • Bullitt (Lt. Frank Bullitt)
  • Angel (Nicholas Angel)
  • Callahan (Harry Callahan)
  • Cagney (Christine Cagney)
  • Lacey
  • McNulty (Jimmy McNulty from the Wire)
  • Starsky (David Michael Starsky)
  • Axel (Axel Foley)
  • Rockford (Jim Rockford)
  • Benson (Olivia Benson)
  • Murtaugh (Roger Murtaugh)
  • Crockett (Sonny Crockett)
  • Seagal (Steven Seagal)
  • Drebin (Lt. Frank Drebin)

Police Dog Names from History

133+ Police Dog Names from History and Inspired by Movie Cops 6

  • Cloud II
  • Apollo
  • Mattie
  • Koton
  • Ape
  • Rin Tin Tin
  • Strongheart