Dwane Foisy, president of the Massachusetts Police Work Dog Association, said he’s also received many inquiries from departments interested in bomb-detecting dogs since Patriots Day. With more than 20 … Link.
Bomb-sniffing dog bites woman at Atlanta airport
ATLANTA – Channel 2 Action News has learned federal authorities and Atlanta police are investigating why a drug– and bomb-sniffing dog seriously bit a woman waiting in the baggage claim area last Thursday. The victim spoke exclusively to Channel 2's …
Shinn says the CHPD has three drug … s K-9 unit is made-up of Buddy, who’s been with them since August of 2007. Buddy specializes in bomb-detection. Randy Young of UNC DPS explains their K-9 Unit began in 2004. Young says like other police dogs … Link.
The Limits of Detection New Yorker
In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing, dogs seemed to pop up everywhere. Not just any canines, of course: highly trained detection dogs, at the side of …
Police dogs are an important part of law enforcement. This week dozens of dogs are being tested in Fort Madison. The United States Police Canine Association … have to do the work to find the drugs. There also was one bomb detecting dog and a dog used … Link.
For more than three decades, Alpha K-9 owner and founder Randy Hare has trained police dogs. Over the last six years, he has trained dogs to know the smells of drugs and explosives and find them on th… Link.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – A dog trained for more than 14 weeks in an Essex County K-9 school will join a team of two bomb and gun-sniffing dogs aiding … heroin and hash through a process known as “drug … Link.
“It saves the school district and police departments money,” said Falco. “We’re averaging 15-18 a year in terms of suspicious package (that require the bomb squad.” Cable replaced Gunner, who retired … Link.
How Reliable Are Sniffing Dogs?
A recent article about lie detectors brought up a related topic; drug/bomb sniffing dogs or the more general use of police service dogs. Let me begin by acknowledging a bias; I love dogs. There seems little doubt regarding the utility of these animals …
Supreme Court Considers Two Drug Dog Cases
If the justices decide it doesn't, police could well begin using drug dogs to conduct mass “sniff sweeps” of apartment complexes, public housing, and other densely populated areas. In the second case, Florida v. Harris, the Court will consider a …