USU Police Introduce 1st 'Bomb Dog' To Department

Aug 24, 2020

Meet Zoomer, a two-year-old black Labrador Retriever with a predilection for explosives and tennis balls.

On Thursday, Utah State University Police introduced Zoomer as the newest member of the department.

A tactical police dog with an emphasis in detecting explosives, USU Police Officer Scott Murray said Zoomer is the first-ever USU police dog and the only explosive detection dog north of the Wasatch Front. Read the rest of the story on


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