COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – Colorado Springs police are training their next class of K9’s. Britta, Chewie, Oakley and Belka finished three days of lessons.

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They learned how to sniff out explosive devices.

“ATF conducts about 12 NORT (National Odor Recognition Testing) sessions a year nationwide for about 500 explosive-detection canine teams. So far, 346 teams have completed the test in fiscal year 2017,” the department said.

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The teams will help with emergencies and public events.


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