The Star-Ledger –

To keep transportation hubs safe, NJ Transit Police dogs hunt for bombs, drugs
The Star-Ledger –
The law enforcement representative with the close-cropped blond hair and jutting jaw paced the platforms of New Jersey's busiest train station, searching for signs of suspicious behavior. He checked for explosive materials in the slots of ticket

A police dog, often referred to as a K9 Dog, is trained specifically to assist police and other law-enforcement personnel in their work. Today, police forces in use k9 dogs to track criminals, sniff out drugs and bombs, search buildings, and do other … Link.

The 33-year-old man was standing on a busy platform at Lidcombe train station about 7.45pm (AEDT) yesterday when he became agitated upon seeing a police drug-detecting dog, police said today … The Rescue and Bomb disposal unit was called to the scene … Link.

Two aspins have graduated with 25 other purebred dogs from the Philippine Coast Guard’s (PCG) K9 school and will be joining the roster of security dogs guarding the country’s ports against smuggled narcotics and bombs. They proudly trooped to the stage … Link.

DUI: Police impounded a vehicle after pulling over a driver on suspicion of DUI on the 16000 block of Aurora Avenue N. DRUGS: Police discovered crack cocaine and prescription narcotics … Park. EXPLOSIVES: Police confiscated three “seal bombs,” yellow … Link.

The children had a rare opportunity to catch our Police dogs in action while they undergo training to detect narcotics and explosives … K9 unit for their guided tour. The first demonstration we watched was how a narcotics detection dog could detect drugs. Link.

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS — Sniffing for bombs and … Brunswick Hills police officer and K-9 handler Heather Stask meets with the group, called Buckeye Area Regional K-9 (BARK), once or twice every week to take the dogs through various drug-sniffing and tracking … Link.