A 25-year-old man has been charged after police found what appeared to be a homemade explosive device in the back seat of his red BMW during a traffic stop in Perth’s northern suburbs yesterday afternoon. The car was stopped by Breath and Drug Operations … Link.

“Our findings suggest that the next generation of … detection systems may benefit from lessons learned from the canine … the researchers found. Dogs are widely used in explosives and drug detection, search and rescue operations and more recently … Link.

Since 2013, K9 Charger has been the department’s only police dog, and he’s scheduled … “Whatever motivates the dog.” Police dogs can be trained for different specializations such as drug and bomb detection, but Chase and Szemi will be patrol … Link.