The dogs been doing police work, like in April when cops said Apex sniffed out 14.5 grams of wrapped methamphetamine and 11 bundles of heroin.
But now they can run down suspects and take them down before their handler gives them a command to let go, said agency spokesman Officer Chuck McPhilamy. That’s among the toughest things to train a K-9 dog to do.
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