Brisbane,
31
August
2015
|
09:16
Australia/Brisbane

AFP canine training facility opens at Brisbane Airport

AFP Canine Training Facility opens

Monday 31 August 2015: Federal Minister for Justice The Hon Michael Keenan MP officially opened the Australian Federal Police (AFP) canine facility at Brisbane Airport today.

The centre is used to train police dogs on the detection of firearms, explosives, drugs and currency.

BNE Property developed the purpose-built facility for the AFP which includes kennels, day runs, a vet treatment room and an obstacle course.

It is part of the AFP's National Canine Program which provides screening across terminals, baggage, aircraft, vehicles and freight.