Their success rate is dismal, they’re expensive as hell, but the police and governments just keep backing them.
"I was just hoping our car didn’t get searched... I was just going to down my stash if they did."
We’re filling our jails, hospitals, and rehab waiting lists. Fast.
Sniff Off allows users to post alerts when they see police dog operations around Sydney. The page's administrators contacted us when officers were caught denying their whereabouts.
The Sniff Off group is managed by activists who say that the use of the dogs results in too many false positives and violates citizens' rights.
A team of Chinese scientists has trained a fleet of mice to recognize different smells with 98 percent accuracy, and says the rodents could put sniffer dogs out of a job.
Wine casks and lava lamps are two of the more surprising ways people tried to bring drugs into Australia with last year.
Hanging out with sniffer dogs and nervous drunk people on Saturday night.