Thanks to Newfoundland and Labrador's public health measures and ability to keep COVID-19 cases low in 2020, production on season 3 was largely uninterrupted. Production was halted for two weeks after a crew member tested positive, but no ensuing outbreak was reported.
Hudson states in the first episode that K-9 officers are euthanized if their handler dies and they are not claimed by someone. This is not true. It costs thousands of dollars and years of work to properly train a police dog. Healthy dogs are re-paired with new handlers, and when they are retired, if their current handler does not choose to keep them, they are put up for adoption, the same as any other dog.