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Police German Shepherd Names

by David W.

German Shepherds are almost certainly the most frequently trained and recruited breeds for police work. They’re bred to be working dogs, and their ancestors were wolves. They’re the perfect fit for this sort of work because of their dedication and focus. Those who have served in the police force have influenced our selection of best police German Shepherd names. These police dog breed names are ideal representations of their true nature and lineage. However, coming up with a really good name for your police dog can be challenging.

To make dog training sessions more enjoyable, dog owners sometimes give their dogs bizarre names like Lucky Goodsniffer or Miss Furbulous. This is an excellent name for a German Shepherd because it’s both amusing and appropriate for a police dog.

Police Canine Legends

Although there are countless brave canines who have put their lives at risk in the line of duty, including many who have tragically lost their lives, we have chosen only a few to honor.


Sadly, this courageous dog was injured and later died from a bullet wound as he chased a suspected criminal. Even today, his handler says he and the other officers on the case are alive because of his sacrifice.


Koton began his career as a real-world police officer but moved to Hollywood for the 1989 film K9, where he was portrayed as a drug-sniffing police pup. Sadly, he lost his life while searching for a suspect in the murder of a police officer after returning to his roots as a police officer after the film’s release.


During and after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, this highly respected German shepherd was there to help people cope with the chaos. This dog was a pioneer in the field of search and rescue training. That’s where his talents and skills really shined.

Rin Tin Tin

After being rescued from a French kennel and brought to the United States, Rin Tin Tin was trained as a police dog by a K9 trainer. When Rin Tin Tin retires from the police force, he becomes a show dog, which leads him towards the movie industry. He appeared in 27 films and obtained the most Acadamy Award nominations for Best Actor in 1929.

Cloud II

Famous in Canadian history as a dog that seized 123 fugitives and found countless missing people, including children.


In 1986, Mattie became the United States’ first accelerant detection dog. After an arson, she was able to locate even the tiniest traces of gasoline.


This dog was a police dog and appeared in a number of films. He is a German Red Cross volunteer who was born in Poland. When he was later transported to the United States, he rose to fame as a movie star and began acting in feature films there.

Police German Shepherd Names Male

The best way to come up with a shortlist of police-friendly dog names is to consult an extensive list of popular dog names. The list below has a lot of good names for male German Shepherd police dogs.

  • Ace
  • Admiral
  • Archer
  • Avalanche
  • Axel
  • Badger
  • Bane
  • Bang
  • Baton
  • Bear
  • Benson
  • Blaze
  • Blitz
  • Blizzard
  • Blue
  • Bolt
  • Bomber
  • Bones
  • Boris
  • Boss
  • Bruin
  • Bruise
  • Bruiser
  • Brutus
  • Buck
  • Bud
  • Buddy
  • Bullet
  • Butch
  • Caesar
  • Callahan
  • Captain
  • Ceaser
  • Charger
  • Charlie
  • Cheif
  • Chief
  • Colonel
  • Colt
  • Columbo
  • Coop
  • Crash
  • Dagger
  • Deputy
  • Detective
  • Diesel
  • Donner
  • Donut
  • Duke
  • Enforcer
  • Fang
  • Finn
  • Five-O
  • Force
  • Fuzz
  • Gator
  • Ghost
  • Goliath
  • Gunner
  • Harley
  • Hawkeye
  • Hercules
  • Holster
  • Horatio
  • Hulk
  • Hunter
  • Hutch
  • Inspector
  • Jackson
  • Julius
  • Justice
  • Kaiser
  • Kenneth
  • Kenobi
  • King
  • Krypto
  • Lieutenant
  • Mack
  • Magnum
  • Major
  • Maverick
  • Maximus
  • Mod
  • Moose
  • Murphy
  • Nero
  • Newton
  • Norris
  • Odin
  • Officer
  • Partner
  • Phantom
  • Pistol
  • Popo
  • Protector
  • Prowl
  • Prowler
  • Rambo
  • Ranger
  • Remington
  • Rex
  • Rex or King
  • Riggs
  • Robocop
  • Rocky
  • Rogue
  • Sarge
  • Sargent
  • Scout
  • Seagal
  • Serpico
  • Slugger
  • Spike
  • Standby
  • Sullivan
  • T-Bone
  • Tango
  • Tank
  • Thor
  • Thunderbolt
  • Tibbs
  • Titan
  • Tito
  • Trapper
  • Trooper
  • Vice
  • Vinnie
  • Vixen
  • Wolf
  • Zeus
  • Zipper

Police German Shepherd Names Female

Many people enjoy caring for German Shepherd females because they are capable of giving birth to additional pups. Here is a list of some lovely dog names with strong meanings that would be ideal for your adorable and tough female police dogs.

  • Agent
  • Alaska
  • Andromeda
  • Avalanche
  • Bailey
  • Blizzard
  • Brooklyn
  • Cleopatra
  • Clue
  • Colt
  • Dagger
  • Dakota
  • Diva
  • Echo
  • Elektra
  • Faith
  • Fidelity
  • Freedom
  • Glory
  • Harley
  • Honor
  • Huntress
  • Indiana
  • Jersey
  • Jinx
  • Joan of Arc
  • Joplin
  • Joy
  • Juliet
  • Justice
  • Katniss
  • Leia
  • Li
  • Liberty
  • Lucy
  • Mercy
  • Mystique
  • Nala
  • Noble
  • Nyx
  • Olga
  • Olympia
  • Pepper
  • Queen
  • Queenie
  • Raven
  • Rebel
  • Reina
  • Remington
  • Rogue
  • Rookie
  • Sable
  • Sadie
  • Scout
  • Shadow
  • Sheba
  • Starsky
  • Tempeste
  • Tiger
  • Verity
  • Vice
  • Vixen
  • Xena
  • Yeti
  • Zelda
  • Ziba

Choosing a Dog Name with a Police Undertone

Here’s a list of the best police dog names we could come up with in hopes that it will help you name your new police dog. When it comes to giving your dog a proper name, you can’t go wrong with either a tough or serious one.

Have fun and take your time. If you do not find a name that appeals to you, broaden your search to our other lists of German Shepherd dog names and tips on how to choose the best GSD name:

Military German Shepherd names

Strong German Shepherd names

Badass German Shepherd names

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