SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - The Training Academy for the San Diego Police Canine Unit introduced six new K-9 recruits, and their handlers are building a priceless relationship with the goal of fighting crime, and keeping San Diego safe, together.

The K-9's are paid for, and donated to the department by the San Diego Police Foundation.

The K-9 teams will face dangerous situations which can be physically demanding for the handler, and involve a lot of trust, on both sides.

Watch CBS News 8's Marcella Lee's report in the above video report.