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The state government’s use of drug sniffer dogs concentrates disproportionately in areas with Indigenous populations, a new analysis has found. Statistical analysis of census data and police statistics has found a link between the number of young … Link.

The Port Authority police established its canine … unit to include explosive detection animals in response to the crash of TWA Flight 800. The unit has since been expanded to include drug detection. In order to graduate, officers and dogs must pass … Link.

But they would have to face “major hurdles” not to add the new K-9, Koskinas said. Having a bomb-sniffing dog would … each with one police dog. K-9 Atlas was the most recent addition, a patrol and narcotics-detection dog that joined K-9s Koda and … Link.

JOLIET, IL — Sure, police officers get body armor, but what about their drug-sniffing, bomb-detecting friends … vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related agencies throughout the United States. K9 Sem’s vest was sponsored … Link.

(AP) — Nose first, a police dog searched for narcotics … offering canine training to other departments in 2013. The sheriff’s office also offers refresher training sessions for police dogs and their handlers as well as for an explosives detection … Link.

At any given time thousands of K-9 teams are stationed around the world. Locally, Austin police are busy using dogs for drug busts, bomb sniffing and patrol stops. Both have much to learn from one another and they came together for a joint training session. Link.