Monday, March 11, 2024

Ohio has to hire new drug-sniffing dogs that don't alert to marijuana


Nearly 400 police dogs in Ohio trained in the detection of marijuana will need to be retired because they cannot be reliably retrained. That means any alert they give to the presence of drugs could be challenged in court because they cannot unlearn the smell of cannabis.


the dogs on staff live with their handlers and the handlers will be able to buy the dogs from the city for $1 when they’re retired