Police dogs such as Labrador retrievers, German shepherds, and Belgium malinois are among the breeds being tested on their ability to detect narcotics, explosives, accelerants, or cadavers. The state agency’s K-9 Unit coordinator, criminal specialist Ken … Link.

Based on the same training principles that produce professional bomb- and drug-sniffing dogs, K9 Nose Work comprises a series of increasingly … But they’d be eight years old, and no police department would take them. Or they had a bum hip. Link.

Dogs … to find drugs, bombs and other dangerous paraphernalia. Beagles are another dog breed that first started working with humans as gun dogs. After that, this K-9 police officer is now mostly used in airports and harbors to sniff out narcotics … Link.

Police dogs … method is used for bomb-detection dogs, except various chemicals used to manufacture explosives are placed in the towel instead of drugs. A story recounted in “Dogs On the Case,” by Patricia Curtis, tells of a drug dog that was a little … Link.

After 9/11, it was important to use dogs trained to sit passively, so there was less danger of a dog setting off a bomb … The former K-9 handler for the Superior Police Department who is now an investigator in its narcotics unit is concerned that … Link.

A Wauconda man who authorities said threatened to blow up police offices pleaded guilty to a bomb possession charge in Lake County … was ordered to perform 100 hours of community service, and must remain drug and alcohol free while out on probation … Link.