Detection Dog

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A dog trained to identify by scent certain contraband materials—e.g., firearms, explosives, gypsy moths, chemicals used in arson, plants, currency/cash, illicit drugs, polycarbonate optical disks—bootleg DVDs—human remains, plant and animal tissues, etc.
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186) First, it raised the question of "whether a 'sniff test' by a drug detection dog conducted at the front door of a private residence is a 'search' under the Fourth Amendment.
A detection dog would only alert if a piece of luggage contained contraband, O'Connor opined, and contraband wasn't subject to privacy protections.
The Mine Detection Dog Unit is directly managed by the YEMAC, and it is financed by Germany.
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Officers in that case obtained permission from the train attendant to enter the baggage car with a certified drug detection dog.
The Marshall Legacy Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping mine-affected countries help themselves, provides highly trained Mine Detection Dog capacities to help accelerate the pace of mine clearance operations.
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Contract Awarded to Provide Live Body Detection dog teams at ports in Northern France
Wagtail UK got the highly sought after contract to provide live body detection dog teams at ports in Northern France by UK Border Force, European Operations.
The photo is believed to show Sergeant John Cannon and his explosive detection dog Storm in the war zone in 2008.
Django is only the second bomb detection dog in a Central Massachusetts police department, excluding those available from State Police.
A demonstration will be put on by a detection dog from the Corvallis Police Department.

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