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Police dogs are working in cities and towns all over the world. Your town might have one -- check your police department's Web site. Sometimes, K-9 units give public demonstrations, which would be a great way to see a police dog in action. For more information, check out these links:


  • Dogs on the Case: Search Dogs Who Help Save Lives and Enforce the Law, by Patricia Curtis
  • Aero and Officer Mike: Police Partners Joan Plummer Russell
  • Bomb Detection Dogs, by Charles George and Linda George