Trainer reveals K-9 training methods ahead of Orlando’s checkpoint rollout

K-9 trainers offer insight ahead of the arrival of bomb-sniffing dogs going to downtown Orlando. Facilities like Southern Coast K9 teach dogs to work crowds and detect hazardous materials. Much like what’s set to happen at safety checkpoints across Orlando’s Read More …

Alabama Hosting Law Enforcement, Dog Teams For Explosives Training

Fifteen dog teams from across Alabama and Mississippi are in Tuscaloosa for a three-day training offered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The University of Alabama is hosting the Department of Homeland Security’s Regional Explosives Detection Dog Initiative. REDDI Read More …

Minnesota: K-9 teams gather in Arden Hills to train on explosive-detection skills

Dozens of dogs across Minnesota, Wisconsin and Canada came together on Wednesday to sniff out trouble. More than 30 K-9 teams came to the Arden Hills Army Training Center to earn their National Odor Recognition Testing (NORT) certification. One of Read More …

Michigan: Grand Rapids police dog who did bomb sweeps for rock stars, presidential candidates retires

The Grand Rapids police dog who did bomb sweeps for rock stars and presidential candidates has retired. The K-9 dog, Atos, who served with the Grand Rapids Police Department for eight years, retired last week, Grand Rapids police officials announced Read More …