Washington has been honoring law enforcement officers for National Police Week, but another hero got the spotlight on Thursday: bomb-sniffing dogs. Canine teams and their … ability to detect explosives, uncover narcotics and screen passengers. Link.

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. — Police officers from all over Western New York were in Cheektowaga Wednesday afternoon getting training in obedience and sniffing out drugs and bombs. You guessed it — these are K-9 officers … explosives that the dogs aren’t able … Link.

Once Barry learned he would be the commanding officer in charge of the care, health and job performance of fifty dogs working in the NYPD’s Canine Unit, it was the fulfillment of his life-long love affair with police … and four bomb dogs at the United … Link.

The Fayette County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit currently has two bloodhounds that are fully certified in tracking and two Dutch shepherds that are fully trained and certified in drug detection and tracking. But Fridley explained that a bomb-detection dog is … Link.