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Programme Office in Astana supported canine training course on explosives detection

Category
Mission Activity
Date(s)
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Subject
Policing
Subject
Policing
Date(s)
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Region
Central Asia
Keywords
canine, explosives, training

Summary

On 24 April, the Office together with the US Embassy in Kazakhstan and the Austrian Interior Ministry started a month-long Canine Explosive Search Training Programme. Eleven canine specialists from the Interior Ministry, the National Guard and the State Protection Service were trained by the Head of the Canine Centre at Austria’s Interior Ministry. The course included advanced techniques and methods for service dogs through hands-on training using positive reinforcement on detection of explosives and their components. Participants and their service dogs were trained on the theoretical foundations of dog training, protocol in searching and passive indicative behaviour. The course is organized to support the canine capacities of Kazakhstan’s law enforcement agencies on explosives detection in preparation for Expo 2017.

Information

Added on
04 Jul 2017
Origin
OSCE Programme Office in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
Region
Kazakhstan
Keywords
canine, explosives, training
Rights
OSCE