Many of her Chilbrook Labs go on to become working dogs that seek out explosives, narcotics, or missing people … is not there,” said Tracy Campbell, former K9 Team Supervisor at the Fayetteville (N.C.) Police Department and chief trainer at K2 Solutions. Link.
“There are two types of dogs used by the police: a trekker and a sniffer … Even if a criminal is hiding among hundreds of people, once a sniffer catches a whiff of a drug or explosive, it will sit on its haunches and stare at the culprit,” he … Link.
Using sniffer dogs in dangerous jobs like bomb squads or airport security is often looked down … weaker scents that we would normally not be able to pick up are also detected more easily by our canine friends. The technology that this research has … Link.
Drug detection dogs around Iowa in Anamosa to pass test
ANAMOSA, Iowa (KCRG TV9)- Police drug detection dogs from throughout Iowa are in Anamosa Monday and Tuesday working to pass an important test. The dogs have to prove, to judges, they can find illegal substances during a search. That's because when the …
ANAMOSA, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) –Police drug detection dogs from throughout Iowa are … This is the first time the regional competition was held in Anamosa. The Police Canine Association also tests bomb detection dogs using real explosives. Link.
The foundation is in memory of Matt, a Golf Manor K-9 officer who … it’s helped fund 53 dogs and related equipment in the Tri-State. Police dogs are considered officers of the law and help in drug busts, finding guns and bombs and apprehending suspects. Link.
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian officials say eight police … bomb exploded as they escorted a caravan of government workers belonging to a land restitution unit. Authorities attribute the attack Wednesday to the ruthless Gulf Clan that dominates drug … Link.
Actor T.J. Miller has been charged with calling 911 to falsely claim that a woman on the same train as him had a bomb in her … city firehouse. Police in Paterson found 2,000 envelopes of heroin, and made at least 10 arrests during a drug bust. Link.
And like Nevie, who was born in Germany, few bomb-sniffing dogs are bred domestically … When needed, she is loaned out to police departments who don’t have a K-9 unit for search-and-rescue missions. Chief Deputy Sheriff David Faust said courthouse … Link.
One man has been arrested following the discovery of an improvised explosive device in a residence in Stratton. Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP), with assistance from NSP Troop D Field Services, the NSP Police Service Dog Division … Link.