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[2009, February 9]
Beryl St.James HMRC Law Enforcement Desk; E-mail: Beryl.St.James@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk
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HM REVENUE AND CUSTOMS News Release (NAT 06/08) issued by The Government
News Network on 4 February 2008
1. HM Revenue & Custom (HMRC) Detection dogs were first introduced 30 years
ago in 1978, and have been one of the most successful tools in protecting
society from the dangers of illegal drugs reaching the general public.
2. The first dogs were used to find cannabis, but they are now also trained
to find Heroin, Cocaine, Ecstasy and Amphetamine, plus cash, products of
animal origin (e.g. dairy, meat and fish) and tobacco.
3. The dogs sometimes identify other unusual things, which have included:
cs spray, caviar, sea horses, scorpions, banned Chinese medicine, alligator
heads, and bush meat (e.g. monkey meat). They have also detected people
trying to enter the country illegally.
4. Last year (06/07) HMRC's detection dogs seized a total of: