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Union sues to keep drug sniffing dogs from guards

drug sniffing dogsThe New York Daily News claimed that “An investigator posing as a correction officer was able to smuggle contraband into Rikers six out of six times with minimal resistance, the Department of Investigation announced late last year.”  Drug sniffing dogs could stop that.

Rikers is a jail near New York City.  The guard’s union is suing to prevent drug-sniffing dogs from sniffing the guards.

These police dogs were trained to help reduce drug use in America.  It will be interesting to watch this court case.

It seems to me that the guards want the right to sneak drugs to the inmates. Doesn’t that sound rather sick to you?

Read the full story on the New York Daily News website.

Photo courtesy New York Daily News

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