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Police Dogs (K-9 Units)

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Police dogs are specially trained to assist an officer in their job. Some of a K-9's specialties could include detecting arson, finding cadavers, detecting explosives, searching out fugitives, or locating drugs.
Yes any trace of drugs, even a faint scent, they can track it.
the dogs do not actually perform crime, but they help the officers in apprehention of criminal and smelling out drugs of people. shepards are excellet at it all.
Usually police will have a kaynin to help them with searching butusually it'll be a German Shepard.
Well, if the dog seems especially interested and sniffs something out, the police will check him, and if they find anything, he/she will most likely go to jail.
Tracking of persons . Wildlife detection . Evidence recovery . Officer protection . Criminal apprehension
German Shepards are mostly police dogs it determines how aggressive they are and how trained they are
The most common guide and police dog breeds are the German Shepard and Labrador retriever.
Police use dogs which have both extreme loyalty to their owners and obedience to every command. Many herding dogs are loyal to a fault but are used to doing what they want. They may defend their owner but they won't be trained how to beg. Much less find drugs! German Shepherds are often seen because...
They can only smell what they are trained to smell bomb dogs only smell for explosives. Drug dogs only smell for what drugs they where trained to smell and a missing persons dogs is trained to pick up different humans by command of the officer. U can train your dog to smell out what ever u want take...
Normal Names... in fact they spend most of their lives just as a normal K9 would. With their handlers, families etc. They just have specialized training.. yes they do
There are many breeder's, just type it in and you'll get results.
I believe the modified version of the German Shepard
People are safe and those dogs are trained to sniff drugs, bombsand stuff like that. From time to time our department gets a call from an outside agencyand the conversation typically goes something like this: "We werethinking of starting a K-9 unit. We have a German Shepherd and acar; what else do...
Well, a German Shepherd is a specific breed which most police use... But a German Police Dog can be a Springer, Lab, Rottweiler or Dobermanns are popular. There are many others but not really that popular. actually- you are correct, but let me improve the answer if i may: a gsd is a breed which...
If the drugs are in a concealed bag/envelope on the Suspect, thenit is safe, But if, Lets say you raid a drug-house and cocaine aresitting on a table uncovered by anything, and the K-9 startssniffing it, then we wouldn't know, because scientists never diddrug testing on any domestic animals. But...
Dogs and handlers usually work standard shifts. They are normally assigned regular patrol duties.
They are treated fairly, but on duty they are locked in cages inthe back of the SUV, Mainly for the Protection of them and theSuspect, sometimes they bark intensely because of the suspect. Theyare loved by the officer and citizens who are walking by, by theend of the day, they are given a cozy place...
Yes, there certainly are medical plans. Also, in England (and in afew places in the U.S.) there are pension plans that will ensurecontinuing medical help once their work is done.There are groups trying to get these pension plans enforced overthe whole United States.
Dogs have a STRONG sense of smell, that is their ability, POLICEdecided to use them for drugs and many other police matters, theykeep us safe, For EXAMPLE, if a raid goes wrong and the suspect isrunning on foot and hiding in YOUR neighbor hood, You would bescared out of your life, right? Now it...
There is no standard answer to this question. It all depends on the size training staff of the agency and how many dog-handlers they have.
They patrol the streets, apprehend criminals, and handletheir dogs as they perform tasks humans can't, such as detectingexplosives, drugs and other illegal substances.
First, they are adopted by the police when they are puppies, thenas they grow, they will undergo TRAINING, they will get used tosniffing out drugs, like officers give K-9s different substances ofdrugs for they to memorize, later they will hide a conceal SAMEsubstance in a Car, if the dog sniff it...
Yes, they do use them but not often. Unlike the Shepherd wit his excellent sense of smell the Dobermann does not and so isn't used as often. They prefer to stay near an owner unlike the Shepherd and Rottweiler that will tackle the problem head on.
They need to memorize the substances of different drugs, and trustme, there are a LOT. They also undergo different type of traininglike missing persons, tracking, attacking and defending skills fortheir officer, and many other type. If you want to learn more aboutpolice dog training i think their is...
Most of the police departments have the dogs but they are notalways German Shepard, they just have to be trained right, normallythey have at least a little German Shepard in them though
There are no specific salary statistics for police dog trainerwages; however, according to a February 2011 PayScale.com report,the middle salary range for police dog handlers was$34,709-$50,956. Salaries depend on your experience andgeographical location, as well as what kinds of...
If you were threatening or acting in a manner that the dog believed was threatening. You should contact a local attorney for the best information. . answer 2 In most jurisdictions, Police are allowed special powers forbidden to the ordinary citizens. The power of arrest for example. In the...
It depends on what they are used for.. A tracking dog - bloodhound. Detection dog - Labrador. patrol (bite dog) - Belgian Malinois, Dutch Shepherd, or German Shepherd. Usually, it's not a particular breed, but bloodlines of a breed that are the best. Police dogs are usually bred specifically for the...
There are too many police organizations in the world using police dogs to make any sort of accurate estimate of the total number of police dogs working in the world.
Yes, but they choose the dog based on the personality of it, not the breed. Most police dogs are German Shepherds and lab mixes though.
K9 units team a specially trained dog with a specially trained officer. K9 units work in many different tasks. Suspect tracking, victim location, drug and/or explosive detection are some of the duties.
Yes but they probably wouldn't be employed in riot control. Probably they'd go in for drug detection or be an assistant type - like belle in F B eyes. . probably not Yes, the Golden Retriever breed is a police dog in some cases, it is not just German Shepherds.
They would probably get in trouble for attacking a civilian if they didn't do anything and didn't have anything illegal. Or attacking an officer (who had nothing bad with him).
Police dogs are helpful to sniff out things and to comfort thosehurt and in need.
Mostly, i have heard of German shepherds, i have never seen anydifferent dogs used on their force, OH! Except for Grey hounds. Soyeah two, Hope This Helps :)
No offense to your dog but if you mean an attack police dog then no because of their short and chubby legs they cannot run fast. For a tracking dog then you have a chance as long as your dog is a puppy because it will take a lot of training. If you are really determined then you can try to train...
They search for suspects that ran, search for drugs guns and human remains and protect their human partner while on duty
jumping on criminals and biting them bite
Yes, women can work on the K-9 unit. I have never heard of a department that will not allow that. Many people are unaware of this, but the K-9 unit requires any candidates to pass a very difficult physical test. The reason being that as a K-9 officer, you will be in control of a large German shep...
They are most often given to their handler to live out the remainder of their life. some stay with the k-9 officer and some are given to adoption places so public can adopt them it does nothin it becomes a house pet
I looked it up and they are still police these are working dogs they must have a purpose even if it`s running sheep etc they say that their great for police work
It really depends on what specific field they are trained in :/
No. Huskies are bred to pull sleds, not as a loyal companion to go after criminals and sniff out drugs. Dogs that are bred to be guard dogs, like German Shepherds, are the best for this job.
Police dogs are well trained to smell or find anything which are not good for the society. They are very helpful to the policemen by finding thieves or detecting bombs. Police dogs have now become very helpful to the society because there are very less chances of robbery when a police dog is around....
The wolf might win the dog, but the officer will kill it with its pistol. Answer 2: The wolf would win because it is stronger, has stronger teeth, and has bigger jaws.
Himachal Pradesh between Indar Singh and Raja Bajrang Bahadur Singh of Bhadri
The first dog squad of any Government agency was for the Railway protection Force which was set up in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It was even before the Tamil Nadu police dog squad, which claims itself to be the first of its kind in India.
Answer . My dear, you certainly don't know about large dogs because many of them can be 'crotch sniffers' for no reason whatsoever, so yes, I am pretty sure they will find the drugs, and, if they should just be crotch sniffing out of a nasty habit the drug squad knows every orifice of the body...
Assuming it's properly trained, quite a lot I'd think.
Most likely because they love dogs and want to be part of the police force i guess
retired police dogs will be protective of their owner, but it really depends on how old they are
yes any dog can be a police dog but it takes lots of training.
Easy get the training stuff from the store and then get the treats so you can treat your dog when it is good
He bites the police officer after smelling illegal substances on the officer's person.
There are many different kinds of dogs used in police work. They may be trained in tactics or detection. Tactics dogs protect their human police partners and may be trained to track and/or apprehend suspects. They may be trained to search buildings for suspects. They may work in corrections...
Police Dogs bark because when you start to annoy them then they will bark at you!
Honest answer: I wouldn't advise it. The canine's handler is very likely to view it that way. As a legal matter the perpetrator would be charged with the "Destruction of Government Property."
a police horse can be ridden and carry heavy amounts whereas a dog cannot. a dog also has a keener sense of smell :)
German Shepherds are the most famous police dogs. They have a great personality, and also they have sharp teeth to attack their victims. They also have a good sense of smelling to see who did the crime, also they are really good at guarding. That's why today they are called watch dogs. Mostly you...
yes! definentaly needed to be trained to go on command and what to do in different situations
Depends on what drug that school is having a problem with or what the dog is trained for, sometimes they search for all drugs or do it by random
Yes, they are. Dogs are well known to sacrifice their lives to help a human in distress.
Yes they do! The dogs wear the badge around their neck
they live to how old there body wants them to. its not like humans are gonna know when there gonna die unless its in the future der der der gay rods
Cats can't be police dogs. . Cats can't be police cats either. . Cats haven't got anywhere near the desire to please that makesdogs possible to train.
If the police dog were just a dog, you could serve at least 4 years for animal cruelty. Since a police K9 is actually a badged police agent, you would be guilty of destroying government property, and causing the death of a police agent, and would likely serve life in prison. Addendum: Related...
The police would arrest you and send you to jail for ten years or more because it is against the law to kill anybody, dog or human, that is involved in law enforcement. Killing or harming a police dog is a crime. A police dog is considered a police officer, despite not being human. Therefore by...
because police dogs are trained to bite, tear, scare, and hurt, while police just scare and hurt.
Yes, a Pit Bull would more than likely make an excellent police Dog. However, authorities prefer to use German Shepherds and Belgian Malinois breeds because they are generally easier to train and are legal in all states (including the UK). The most decorated and famous war dog in history was a Pit...
Yes, here was actually a kid in my math class who got caught with cigarettes by a police dog Yes! It is possible to train dogs to detect ciggarettes, just the same as drugs
Yes, in every state they have pomeranian police dogs they are used to catch criminals or sniff out drugs they quit using Pomeranian police dogs in April 13, 2011.
There are about 8,000 German shepherds used as police dogs in the United States.
It is unlikely. While not all dogs used by law enforcement are not necessarily large, strong breeds, the ones that are specialized, (drug dogs - bomb dogs - cadaver dogs - search dogs - etc) are usually picked due to the fact that a particular breed is known to have or bred to possess exceedingly...
depends on the type of dog it is, bloodhound, germanshepherd or what ever else kind the use. id say on average about 6feet high but some germanshephards have ben known to jump7 ft fences
"Police dog" is a job description, "husky" is a breed. . Police dogs are chosen to do certain things, which huskiesaren't known to be as good at. . They're better for that purpose. If you don't have that purpose,a husky might be just as good or even better.
Do you mean a German Shepard or an actual dog used in the police services? Really it doesn't matter because either way it depends on the dog. German Shepards are known for being great with children and protecting them from danger but I know a German Shepard that is not good with kids. Dogs in the...
Between 20 thousand and 30 thousand 45000 a year 7000
If the criminal had a gun and is shooting it from a safe distance, he will kill the dog. The same may be said if he had a knife or a heavy club.
K9 officers are generally POST-certified police officers. You may want to check within your own state though, as the specifics may vary. Now, to be a police K9 trainer, it is usually not a requirement to be a police officer.
Labrador Retriever can be a good police dog due to its even temperament, intelligence, strong sense of smell and quick learning ability. It can help Police in jobs like detection, rescue etc.
They are trained to find a variety of drugs, explosive materials, and even cell phones! Some dogs are called 'cadaver dogs' because they are trained to find dead people that are under collapsed buildings, out in fields, or deeply-wooded areas.
Question doesn't make sense. . "Police dog" is a job description. "Doberman" is a breed. . A police dog may well be a Doberman. Or an even bigger dog.
K-9's are well trained and do not harm anyone unless given the command to do so. While they are able to kill, they typically do not do more than hold those they have turned on. Police dogs are trained to hold or disable, not to kill. Though there is a small possibility that someone may be killed it...
K-9 and special victims (called sex crimes in most agencies) are very different assignments. K-9 is usually an assignment within uniformed patrol, while sex crimes investigators are usually detectives. Local agency policy would determine how one is appointed to either one.
No special subject(s). You must first be able to qualify and be hired as a police officer. If chosen for canine duty, you will be trained along with your dog at a special training school.
Their intelligence and dedication is very high. They can work several hours without giving up, most dogs tire after 'working' (tracking, sniffing etc.) after a short time, but the German Shepherds are very dedicated and tough at this