Massachusetts State Police K9s, Bomb Squad working hard to ensure safety of holiday commuters

“As the holiday travel season is upon us the Massachusetts State Police Association would like to highlight the hard work and service of the Massport Bomb Squad, a team made up of 11 canine handlers, and 7 bomb technicians based Read More …

India: Kerala Police Introduces 4 Jack Russell Terrier Dogs In Its K9 Unit; Why It’s Significant

Kerala Police has introduced four Jack Russell terrier dogs to its K9 unit. This breed of dog is known for its excellent bomb-detecting and drug-sniffing abilities. They will undergo training for nine months before being inducted into service. Speaking to Read More …

FDLE Capitol Police introduces new detective K-9

The FDLE Capitol Police introduced their brand new detective K-9, Hunter. Hunter joined his Capitol Police handler two months ago. He is a 2-year-old Belgian Malinois-German Shepherd mix from Hungary. Hunter is trained to sniff and detect explosive compounds like Read More …

Philippines: 2 Calabarzon police bomb-sniffing dogs honored in retirement ceremony

The Police Regional Office 4-A (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon area) honored two explosive detection dogs in a retirement ceremony in this camp on Friday, Nov. 4. PRO 4-A director Brig. Gen. Jose Melencio Nartatez Jr. thanked “Sky” and Read More …

North Dakota: Explosive device found in backpack of man being booked into Cass County Jail

A man being booked into the Cass County Jail over the weekend is now facing additional charges after officers say they found what appeared to be an explosive device in his backpack. According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, the Read More …

UK: Dorset Police dog PD Jeff wins Community Superstar award

A four-legged crime fighter has received an extra special treat this month after being recognised for its crime-fighting achievements. Dorset Police Dog Jeff, a springer spaniel, was awarded ‘The Community Superstar Award’ and a bag of goodies for his efforts Read More …

Ontario: London police dogs make the grade during national training seminar

During a national canine unit training seminar held over the weekend, several police dogs proved that no job is too “ruff” for the furriest members of the London Police Service (LPS). According to a tweet from the London Police Service, Read More …

New Jersey: Stockton K-9 Team Wins National Explosives Detection Dog Title

K-9 Freya proved she has what it takes to be top dog at the United States Police Canine Association (USPCA) National Detector Dog Trials in Georgia last week. Freya, a 6-year-old golden retriever, and handler Lt. Tracy Stuart competed in Read More …

UK: Starving Springer Spaniels found ‘roasting alive’ in Bracknell trailer will be trained in explosive detection and drugs detection in Kent

A litter of malnourished puppies found locked and ‘roasting alive’ inside a bike trailer near Bracknell have been adopted. Thames Valley Police discovered six Springer Spaniel’s and their mother without water, food or daylight inside the trailer on July 30, Read More …

UK: Rescue dog Roxy joins Royal protection team after being plucked from pound

An unwanted Staffie abandoned to a pound, has transformed her life from rescue dog to royal protector after being picked out of a line up by police. After intensive training and on-the-job success, Roxy now has two very special bosses, Read More …