DHS S&T Releases Market Survey Report for Non-Detonable Training Aids for Explosive Detection Canines

WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has released a new market survey report to help emergency responders identify non-detonable training aids for explosive detection canines. Non-detonable training aids emulate the scent of explosives, Read More …

Fu Zai: China’s first corgi police dog with short legs and big skills

China’s first corgi police dog, Fu Zai, went viral online as he made his debut at a police open day in Weifang, east China’s Shandong Province. Unlike typical police dogs with long limbs and agile bodies, Fu Zai captivated the Read More …

Coordinated TSA security operations a success at Super Bowl LVIII

LAS VEGAS – With the inaugural Super Bowl held in Las Vegas in the books, attention turned to Harry Reid International Airport (LAS) Monday morning for the traditional post-game “get away” and a surge in the number of departing travelers 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 …

Cambodia: CMAC receive $387K for de-mining

The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) and APOPO Cambodia have signed a cooperation and partnership agreement on the integration of mine detecting rats and dogs. The agreement will be funded by grants of almost $400,000. A signing ceremony for the 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 …

Paws-itively Cute: TSA releases its 2024 canine calendar

WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today released the 2024 TSA Canine Calendar, an annual tradition that honors the agency’s more than 1,000 explosives detection canines working across the United States. The 2024 TSA Canine Calendar is now available 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 …

Hungarian Major General takes over the Command of EUFOR in BiH

Hungarian Defense Minister Kristof Szalay-Bobrovniczky confirmed today that the command of the EUFOR Althea mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina will be taken over by Major General Laszlo Sticz from January 1, 2024, and announced the reinforcement of the mission with Read More …

Ontario: IED believed to be on vehicle in Barrie, parking lot explodes, sparking evacuations

Police locked down and evacuated a section of Barrie, Ont., Wednesday in the city’s west end after an explosion in a parking lot. Barrie Police Services Corporate Communications Coordinator Peter Leon said the improvised explosive device (IED) is believed to Read More …