Newly elected Chester County PA Sheriff Fredda Maddox gives thumbs up to two of her K9 teams on receiving their new bullet proof vests. K9 Maddie sits with her handler Deputy Chris Klein on the left and K9 Cairo on the right with his handler Deputy Bill Rosenbaum.  These two vests were given by Elizabeth Gilmore, a long time benefactor for the Chester County Sheriff’s Canine Unit. Sheriff Maddox stated “that especially during these challenging times protective gear for our team is more important than ever, so we are grateful for the vests for Maddie and Cairo,”.

The Pelham Police Department has added a new member to its ranks.

His name is Thunder, and he and his handler, Officer Lee Tibbetts, make up the PPD K-9 Unit’s newest team.

Tibbetts said he and his four-legged partner – a full-bred Labrador retriever – have been working together for two months. Read More

As many as 50 dogs will be adopted and inducted in the Dog Squad for Rs 2.5 crore to strengthen the state police force, Bangalore City police commissioner Bhaskar Rao said on Tuesday.

Inaugurating the newly upgraded Dog Activity Park at CAR (South) in Adugodi, Koramangala in the city, the Bengaluru police chief said that the Dog Squad plays an important role in the detection of explosives, drugs and detection of clues at the scene of the crime. Read More

Canine thwarts attempt to bring in 5.6 tonnes of captagon pills. Dubai: An elderly man, receiving Dh2,000 aid from a charity institute in UAE turned out to be the mastermind behind the world’s biggest attempt to smuggle 5.7 tonnes of captagon pills, worth Dh1.8 billion, to the country, a senior Dubai Police official said on Wednesday. Read More

Bo, an ATF explosives detection canine, has a fan club.

On Tuesday, he was getting ready for a photo shoot at Texas A&M. He’s being featured in one of the university’s magazines.
“If there’s any canine deserving of this recognition, it’s him,” said ATF Special Agent Eduardo Ramirez, Bo’s handler.

Ramirez and Bo made a trip from the Brownsville area to College Station for a special visit for the magazine and photo shoot.

It’s been quite a journey for Bo. He’s been with the ATF since 2013 and has had an impressive career. He and Ramirez were on the front lines in the Austin bomber case, where they’ve tracked down criminals in numerous cases in homicides, drug cases and situations involving explosives. Read More