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1:18 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

Meet Three Outstanding Law Enforcement Canines

ATF explosives detection canine, Roxi.

Law enforcement dogs these days can do some incredible things: sniffing out the chemicals used to start an arson fire, getting illegal drugs off our streets, or finding evidence in shootings and explosives investigations.

On this edition of Up to Date, host Steve Kraske meets three law enforcement dogs, and their handlers, to find out what it takes for a dog to become a key part of a law enforcement team.


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4:53 pm
Fri June 4, 2010

Disarmed: Explosive Found Downtown

Yellow box (center) was focus of K.C. Police bomb squad robot and technicians in protective gear.
Dan Verbeck KCUR

Kansas City, Mo. – A commercial fireworks-type explosive set off on the southern edge of Kansas City's downtown forced hundreds to travel somewhere other than parts of Grand Boulevard Thursday afternoon. A police bomb robot was working near 17th and Grand. KCURs Dan Verbeck was there.

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