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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8) Taken as a whole, these three decisions establish that just a sniff by a drug detection dog does not violate the Fourth Amendment.
The agents detained Place's luggage and took it to Kennedy Airport, where a trained drug detection dog sniffed the luggage and "alerted" (indicated the detection of the odor of drugs).
Navy Naval Explosive Ordinance Division, in Indian Head, Maryland, compared the accuracy and speed of detection dogs to that of detection machines or human visual and physical searches.
Wagtail also supply dogs, handlers and training for a variety of other roles including live body detection dogs, firearms, explosives, drugs, cash, tobacco, human remains (cadaver) and also provides search and rescue dogs.
A further 41 pouches of Golden Virginia tobacco, which were concealed at the property, were also located by the detection dog.
But having prevailed in his "hostage-taking'' standoff with the police chiefs association over the bomb detection dog, Chief Gemme is now entertaining a more limited scope of mutual aid agreements with Central Massachusetts communities.
He has also shared his handler and home with specialist police dogs over the years, such as PD Moses, an explosive detection dog, and PD Blue, a drugs detection dog.
A DETECTION dog training company saved immigration bosses pounds 82million in a year.
They used a drug detection dog called Millie to help with searches.
A detection dog alerted his handlers and when officers boarded the trailer they found five people hiding.
Three people from South Korea are being taught the latest in narcotic detection dog training at West Midlands Police Dog Training Centre in Holly Lane, Balsall Common.
The court thought the analogy to the use of a drug detection dog was the strongest, citing United States v.

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