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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T) Detection Canine Program is exploring the potential role of detection canine teams in developing a more effective response to active shooter incidents.

S&T K9-TACT Fact Sheet

The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology  Directorate’s Explosives Detection Canine Program is providing a service to measure the vapor composition of explosives detection training aids, using a capability called Canine Training Aid Contamination Testing.

Computerized image of a person wearing an explosive protection body suit.

Explosives Detection and Aviation Screening

Being at the forefront of explosive detection and mitigation research and development helps us create new approaches to help protect American citizens and infrastructure.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department coverage of REDDI

The Regional Explosives Detection Dog Initiative (REDDI) is a Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) outreach effort aimed at advancing the knowledge and capabilities of our nation’s detection canine teams. DHS S&T hosted a REDDI event in Charlotte, NC on September 20-21, 2017. Permission to publish this video was granted by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

Media Coverage of REDDI from WJLA ABC 7 News

The Regional Explosives Detection Dog Initiative (REDDI) is an EXD outreach effort aimed at advancing the knowledge and capabilities of our nation’s detection canine teams. DHS S&T hosted a REDDI event in Washington, DC at the Capital One Arena November 14-15, 2017. Permission to report this news video was granted by WJLA ABC 7 News.

Regional Explosives Detection Dog Initiative (REDDI) – Fort Myers, FL event

The Regional Explosives Detection Dog Initiative (REDDI) is an EXD outreach effort aimed at advancing the knowledge and capabilities of our nation’s detection canine teams. The first REDDI event was hosted by the Lee County Sherrif’s Office in Fort Myers, FL March 2-3, 2017. S&T received permission from WINK News to publish this file to our website.

Written testimony of CBP, TSA, and S&T for a House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency hearing titled “From the Border to Disasters and Beyond: Critical Canine Contributions to the DHS Mission”

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Training and Development CBP Canine Program Director Damian Montes, CBP U.S. Border Patrol Associate Chief of Specialty Programs Peter Jaquez, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Office of Security Operations Threat Assessment Division Director Melanie Harvey, and DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency Director Dr. Patrick Carrick address the canine training programs at DHS.

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