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Police Dog Unit

Police dog unit welcomes eight puppies born for the job

Eight newborn springer spaniels already have their careers mapped out for them - helping the police detect explosives.

And they'll be following in the footsteps of their parents Bowie and Kilo, which are also explosives search dogs in the police dog unit.

Friday, 5 April, 2013, 3:57am

Bomb mix-up

I refer to the report headlined 'Bombs and machetes found in abandoned vehicle' (South China Morning Post, June 14).

15 Jun 2001 - 12:00am

Decent environment 'helps puppies become top dogs'

A programme aims to provide puppies with an ideal living environment that will help turn them into effective police dogs.

Chief Inspector of the Police Dog Unit (PDU) which organises the Puppy Walk Programme, Charles Kong Cheuk-chau, said the puppies should grow up in a loving, decent environment, with the host families also providing obedience training.

3 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Decent environment 'helps puppies become top dogs'

A programme aims to provide puppies with an ideal living environment that will help turn them into effective police dogs.

Chief Inspector of the Police Dog Unit (PDU) which organises the Puppy Walk Programme, Charles Kong Cheuk-chau, said the puppies should grow up in a loving, decent environment, with the host families also providing obedience training.

3 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Police dog Ace still on the loose

POLICE dog Ace, a two-year-old Alsatian, is still on the loose somewhere in Hong Kong, despite a widespread appeal.

He has been missing for nearly five days since his escape on Saturday from Sheung Shui police station.

There have been no sightings despite a frantic search by staff from the Police Dog Unit.

24 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

Police dog unit scents new home

TAILS are wagging at the Royal Hong Kong Police dog unit in Yuen Long as the division gets set for its move to bigger premises.

The unit's residence at Ping Shan will be vacated in the coming months as the division's four-and two-legged staff head for the confines of Queen's Hill Camp in Shataukok Road.

23 May 1994 - 12:00am

Civilians may take police jobs

POLICE time is being wasted on jobs which could be done by civilians.

Manpower reports compiled over the past 18 months have initially indicated 500 positions where civilians could free police for frontline constabulary duties.

Of the 27,000 disciplined staff, less than 8,000 are on the street at present.

16 May 1994 - 12:00am