The German shepherd/Belgian malinois canines took a break from searching crime scenes and sniffing out illegal drugs … canine officers on the force, all of which do patrol work. Five are trained to detect narcotics, and one can detect explosives. The … Link.

The Greenville Police Department … “We’ve needed a bomb detection dog for a while now.” The department’s K-9 unit consist of five teams. The dogs – Rocky, Valor, Ghost, Sarge and Saber – can detect narcotics, search buildings, track … Link.

German shepherds are the most common breed used by the police, but Labrador Retrievers and Belgian Malinois are also chosen to assist patrols and as bomb and drug sniffer dogs. Puppies usually start their training at around eight months, and they will work … Link.