10 things you didn't know about HMRC Detection Dogs

Authors: 
anon
Document Type: 
Media
Citation: 
anon. (2008, February 4). 10 things you didn't know about HMRC Detection Dogs. PRNewswire [online]. Available. http://media.netpr.pl/notatka_92933.html [2009, February 9]
Year Published: 
2008
Type Work: 
News Release
Availability: 
online
Location of Project: 
London; UK
Address: 
Beryl St.James HMRC Law Enforcement Desk; E-mail: Beryl.St.James@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk
Language: 
english
Country: 
Great Britain
Url: 
http://media.netpr.pl/notatka_92933.html
Bushmeat Asian Type: 
Bushmeat
Keywords: 
HM Revenue & Custom Detection dogs; HM Revenue & Custom; HMRC; Detection dogs; bushmeat, UK, Great Britain; customs
Abstract: 
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: *
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