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Thames Valley Police use new kit to release dog bites

Thames Valley Police's dog handlers are using a new "failsafe" piece of equipment to release a dog bite.

Police Dog Viper trains to apprehend a suspect with handler PC Mike Kent (right)

Police Dog Viper trains to apprehend a suspect with handler PC Mike Kent (right)

Date - 10th August 2021
By - Chloe Livadeas
The kit, called a gag stop, is used to take a dog's jaws off when they’re biting a suspect. They say they’re one of only a few forces to use the equipment.. The small metal device is inserted into the little gap at side of the...
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