Massachusetts: State Police welcome two new bomb squad dogs

The Massachusetts State Police department have welcomed two new rookies to the bomb squad, Trapper and Otto. The pair will begin Explosive Detection Canine Class where they will learn how to detect scents associated with explosive materials. Once they are Read More …

California: Placer County Sheriff gets its first certified bomb detection dog

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office welcomed a new member to the team recently: A certified Explosive Ordnance Disposal team dog. Stanley and his handler, Deputy Lamb, have been in training. On Tuesday, the sheriff’s office announced that Lamb and Stanley Read More …

Australia: AFP at the cutting edge of law enforcement capability

The AFP is creating pilot projects and new technology to stay a step ahead of criminals to protect Australians and Australia’s interests. The AFP’s Commissioner Innovation Fund established in 2019 has supported more than 70 projects to deliver new and Read More …

Cambodia: CMAC to train dogs to smell for drugs

Heng Ratana, the Executive Director of the Cambodian Mines Action Center (CMAC), says CMAC will be collaborating with the National Police to train dogs to sniff out drugs. The aim of this training is to combat and prevent drug trafficking Read More …

Texas A&M police welcomes new K9 officer

The Texas A&M University Police Department (UPD) welcomes a new K-9 to the force. Taps, a 2-year-old German Shepherd, was born in Poland and in June joined her partner, Officer John Browning, in Aggieland. In June 2023, Officer Browning and Read More …

Amtrak police dogs: Dutifully trained to serve and protect the rails and its passengers

More than 50 police dogs serve and protect Amtrak’s trains and stations throughout the United States. From birth to adulthood, these canines are trained to work with their human counterparts, protecting them from threats such as bombs. A few of Read More …

New York: MTA K9 discourages terrorism on trains

The MTA is continuing to work to keep the region’s transportation system safe and canines are playing a large role in their efforts. The MTA PD Canine Unit currently has 35 teams whose mission is to deter terrorism and prevent Read More …

Florida: Meet FDLE’s police dogs who are responsible for finding explosives, electronics

A select group of officers in Florida don’t understand the impact of their work. And at the end of a shift, which may include finding explosive devices or electronics that contain illegal material, some of them just want to chase Read More …

Enhanced military working dog course unleashes maximum potential

The Patrol Explosive Detection Dog – Enhanced Course, or PEDD-E as it is commonly called, is designed to expand the capabilities of the military police patrol and explosive detection dogs by giving them the ability to operate without being physically Read More …

Ukraine: Mine clearance and tracking down criminals, four-legged “guardsmen” decorated for their dedicated service

Animals, as well as people, do defend the country in times of war. The four service dogs, Dzhuki, Irbis, Antei and Odin, have been decorated with medals for their loyal service. They belong to the Eastern Operational and Territorial Unit, Read More …