Police Dogs: Different Breeds, Different Tasks

In the UK (and probably elsewhere), different breeds are use for different police tasks: Belgian Shepherds are most often used for explosives detection, German Shepherds Dogs and Labradors are used for forensics, and Spaniels are best at being sniffer dogs searching for drugs or explosives.

Did you know that all dogs used in security work are bonded and must have their nose prints on file?

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