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Dog Unit
Social Media
Twitter: Choose Yes to create a tweet that will link to the story.
Tweet Image: Choose No for no image to be tweeted OR Choose Article if there is a picture in the article (in the Content Tab body), the one closest to the top of the article will feature underneath the tweet so this can be reflected in how you write the tweet OR choose Statement to input text and/or an image (for a tribute) OR choose Template to select an image from the image picker (statement or template images will be used regardless of there being an image in the article or not). If you have a missing/wanted person, please put their name and age in the tweet. You will have 170 characters for your tweet with an image. You will have 200 characters for a text-only tweet. The default is 200 characters.
Flickr: For an album use the number at the end of the link only in the field.
YouTube: Choose Yes. Copy the at the end of the YouTube link (after the final slash). Eg: HGdRhjvORBk and click the small Refresh icon (with three arrows). You will then be able to preview the YouTube video.
Yes
Options

    Template Size

  • Small
  • Add Image

  • Select To Change

  • None
  • Change Selected

  • Other

  • Update

No
Album
Use the sets code from the url i.e. https://www.flickr.com/photos/gmpolice1/sets/72157645404898108/ therefore 72157645404898108 would be used
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  • Greater Manchester Police's Tactical Dog Unit consists of 50 staff and 60 working dogs.
  • The unit is split into two factions. 38 staff all handling 1 General Purpose Dog and 12 staff handling 1 or 2 Specialist Search Dogs
  • All our dogs are allocated to their handler and remain with that handler for the duration of their working life, they live at home with their handler and at the end of their working life most of the dogs retire and remain with their handler as a pet.
  • All General Purpose Dogs are all trained to track for persons/offenders, search open areas and buildings, to search for and find recently discarded items of property and also to detain suspects.
  • We have Specialist search dogs trained to detect firearms and ammunition, cash and drugs of all types, also other dogs are trained specifically to search for explosives.
  • All these dogs are utilised daily within GMP in the fight against serious acquisitive crime to assist bringing offenders to justice. The dogs and their handlers receive regular training from GMP’s Dog Training Unit who are all ex Police Dog Handlers and have a wealth of knowledge and experience.
  • The Tactical Dog Unit also have a dedicated Dangerous Dog liaison officer and a small number of handlers who are trained to identify dogs that may be classed as a dangerous breed.
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