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44 Explosive Search Dogs
13 Standalone Firearms Search Dogs #
46 Drugs / Currency / Firearms Detection Dogs
12 Forensic Evidence Search Dogs *
2 Digital Media Detection Dogs +
Data for 2010 are not available as the MPS did not have computerised records and historical information has not been retained following a dog’s retirement from service.
# Standalone firearms search dogs are deployed to protective security operations.
* Forensic Evidence Search dogs are trained to find human remains, blood, bones, teeth, semen and products of animal origin (e.g. rhino horn etc). Of these, eight are trained to work with the Marine Support Unit on water for location of submerged remains.