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Drug Sniffing Dogs

Supreme Court Issues Major Ruling On Drug-Sniffing Dogs

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 05.26.2013 | Miami

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that police cannot bring drug-sniffing police dogs onto a suspect's property to look for evidence withou...

Legal Pot Forces Changes For Drug-Sniffing Dogs

AP | Posted 05.25.2013 | Politics

SEATTLE — The state patrol and some other police agencies in Washington state are now training drug-sniffing dogs to ignore marijuana. After vo...

Florida v. Harris: Turning Police Dogs Into Search Warrants on a Leash

John W. Whitehead | Posted 04.27.2013 | Crime
John W. Whitehead

"The unspoken power dynamics in a police/civilian encounter will generally favor the police, unless the civilian is a local sports hero, the mayor, or...

Supreme Court Rules On Police Dog Sniffs

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.21.2013 | Politics

By JESSE J. HOLLAND, The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Police don't have to extensively document and log the work of drug-sniffing dogs in the fi...

Parents Use Dogs To Sniff Out Kids' Drugs

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.10.2012 | Parents

A German shepherd that's all business sniffs every nook and cranny of a Houston home in search of drugs, but it's not a DEA raid; according to NBC's "...

Racist Drug Dogs And Other Crime-Fighting Fails

Cracked.com | Posted 07.23.2012 | Crime

Drug-sniffing dogs, red light cameras, and capital punishment--all tactics that seem like they'd do well to prevent crime, right? Maybe they seem t...

Does the War on Drugs Affect Your Privacy Rights?

Jane Yakowitz Bambauer | Posted 07.22.2012 | Crime
Jane Yakowitz Bambauer

Do the police need a warrant to bring a drug-sniffing dog to your front door? The U.S. Supreme Court will soon answer that question.

Are Drug-Sniffing Dogs Unconstitutional?

AP | By CURT ANDERSON | Posted 03.04.2012 | Miami

MIAMI -- Franky the drug dog's super-sensitive nose is at the heart of a question being put to the U.S. Supreme Court: Does a police K-9's sniff outsi...