The Deputy Inspector General of Police Maj.Gen Geoffrey Tumusiime Katsigazi has today paid a courtesy visit on the Police Canine Unit headquarters at Nsambya barracks, and the K9 breeding centre at Nagalama Police Station.
The DIGP thanked the officers for the excellent work they are doing in the fight against crime while using the K9 sniffer dogs.
He noted that canine is the way to go in modern policing, noting that its a force multiplier in the fight against criminality.
CP Dr Mugume Martin, the Commadant K9 Unit informed the DIGP that police averagely collects about 15 crime scene exhibits everyday with the help of sniffer dogs.
The Police Canine Unit is an aid to police investigations in areas of search and detection of explosives, narcotics and drugs, and also perform other duties such as tracking suspects, crowd control, guard and patrol.