sniffer dog


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sniffer dog

a police dog trained to detect drugs or explosives by smell
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While in May the firm secured a contract that will see sniffer dogs busting smugglers of ivory, arms, ammunition, lion and cheetah parts in Tanzania.
The officers, who were in Metropolitan Police uniform, searched the long grass on their hands and knees, accompanied by one of the two sniffer dogs as they scanned the rubbish-strewn ground.
At one shop in the Ball Hill area, sniffer dogs Bradley and Murphy found two huge illegal tobacco stashes - hidden using electromagnets.
These last four judges said sniffer dog searches are illegal unless a statute authorizes them.
But their plan was thwarted when officers swooped with their sniffer dogs.
Tip-offs from members of the public led a team of two uniformed officers, six PCSOs, a dog handler and sniffer dog to stop travellers on the number 21 bus.
On August 10, sniffer dog Zippy indicated the presence of cash on a passenger last to arrive at the gate for a flight to Amsterdam.
The Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department said they only use training suitcases for sniffer dog exercises.
The legal team have consulted the lawyers of an American man accused of murdering his estranged wife in a case where cadaver sniffer dog evidence was key but later dismissed by a judge, a source said.
A POLICE force which lost a pounds 500 bag of drugs during a sniffer dog exercise have now admitted they may have lost a gun.
A sniffer dog confirmed the presence of explosives in the luggage, which was found at the entrance to a terminal building, and the airport was evacuated.
Golden Retriever Shane was the first Customs sniffer dog in January 1979.