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Office concluded K9 training course on explosives detection

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

Summary

On 24 May, the OSCE Office in Astana together with the United States Embassy in Kazakhstan and the Austrian Interior Ministry concluded a month-long seminar aimed to enhance the capacity of Kazakhstan’s law enforcement agencies to effectively use dogs in countering transnational threats to the country’s security through better detection of explosives. Eleven K9 specialists (and their dogs) from the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the National Guard and the State Protection Service received training conducted by the Head of the K9 Centre at Austria’s Ministry of Internal Affairs. They were trained using advanced techniques and methods for service dogs by means of positive reinforcement for the purposes of detection of explosives and their components.

Information

Added on
19 Jul 2017
Origin
OSCE Programme Office in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
Region
Kazakhstan
Keywords
police dog, explosives, canine
Rights
OSCE