police dog

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see German shepherdGerman shepherd,
breed of large, muscular working dog perfected in Germany at the turn of the 20th cent. It stands about 25 in. (64 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs from 60 to 85 lb (27.2–38.5 kg).
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police dog

a dog, often an Alsatian, trained to help the police, as in tracking
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According to reports from the airport, a bomb-sniffing dog flagged a suspicious substance on a pallet around 7 a.
Deputies searched the building with the bomb-sniffing dog and came up empty-handed again.
No incidents were reported at the school, where extra sheriff's deputies patrolled in and around the campus and three bomb-sniffing dogs checked out the campus before classes began and inspected parked cars during school.
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Meanwhile, dela Rosa defended the acquisition of 48 bomb-sniffing dogs worth P545,000 each.
Our airports will be in danger if our Avsegroup (Aviation Security Group) does not have bomb-sniffing dogs,' he remarked in mixed Filipino and English.
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The measures will include enhanced screening of electronic devices, more thorough vetting of passengers, increased use of bomb-sniffing dogs and measures to mitigate the potential threat posed by insider attacks, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has said.
Passaic County sheriff's officers arrived at the mall with bomb-sniffing dogs to search the place.
The bill authorizes a doubling of Transportation Security Administration teams that stop and search suspicious passengers in airport public areas that are outside the security perimeter, often using bomb-sniffing dogs.