sniffer dog

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sniffer dog

a police dog trained to detect drugs or explosives by smell
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25, 2013) ("the officers were entitled to have the narcotics detection dog sniff Andres's truck, and, once the dog indicated the presence of narcotics, they had probable cause to search the truck") (citing Harris, 133 S.
They use an array of search techniques including detection dogs, carbon dioxide detectors, heartbeat monitors and scanners as well as visual searches to find well-hidden stowaways, illegal drugs, firearms and cigarettes.
Carole Upshall, UK Border Agency Director for the south of England and Europe, explained that detection dogs were just one of the methods being used by Border Agency officials to discover people trying to enter the country illegally.
The US soldier who recovered Sabi, who can be identified only by his first name John, was aware Australian Special Forces were missing one of their explosive detection dogs.
Now Mr Bell says, the next step may be the addition of a bomb detection dog.
Those were his last words to the yellow Labrador retriever, an explosion detection dog and his partner for more than a year, who died in the tower.
One of law enforcement's most effective tools in this war has been the drug detection dog.
The handler is responsible for the detection dog and experienced in interpreting the animal's primary and secondary responses.
A Revenue spokesman added: "The detection dog teams maintain a high public visibility at the ports, airports, postal depots and freight forwarders premises in which they routinely operate.
Specialist detection dog company Wagtail UK, which is based in Flintshire, and its sister organisation Conservation Dogs have been hired to help authorities in the country catch people trying to smuggle ivory, arms, ammunition, lion and cheetah parts, elephant and buffalo meat.
Springer spaniel Barra, Scotland's only submerged human remains detection dog, scoured scrubland near the River Leven in Fife.
A warrant was executed in March at Kilby's home address with the aid of a Gwent Police specialist dog handler and a tobacco detection dog.
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