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St. Paul police shoot dog while executing search warrant, find pipe bomb
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… the pipe bomb was inert, according to Sgt. Mike Ernster, a St. Paul police spokesman. Officers arrested two women on suspicion of felony drug possession when the warrant was being executed on Charles Avenue near Milton Street. … Minneapolis

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Apprehension, bombs, drugs, officer safety … “Our dogs are trained in detection of narcotics, search and rescue, explosives, human remains, patrol, tracking, and tactical operations.” No one is happier about the return of the canine unit than … Link.

The K-9 officers specialize in different areas: Gretchen specializing in narcotics and tracking, and Thor, being trained as a patrol dog, specializing in tracking and bomb detection. Police dogs are typically trained as single-purpose or dual-purpose … Link.