BSI - BS 8517-2 - TC
Tracked Changes (Redline) - Security dogs Part 2: Code of practice for the use of detection dogs
|Publication Date:||24 February 2020|
|ICS Code (Protection against crime):||13.310|
This part of BS 8517 gives recommendations for the operational use of a detection dog by a detection dog handler when providing passive and proactive detection services (e.g. drugs, firearms, munitions, explosives, pyrotechnics, intentionally concealed persons), including records, kennelling/husbandry
NOTE 1 Recommendations for static site guarding and mobile patrol services are given in BS 7499. Recommendations for screening of security individuals are given in BS 7858.
This part of BS 8517 also assists procurers of detection dog services to ensure the service fits the end user requirements and risk profile.
This part of BS 8517 does not apply to the provision of general purpose dogs or dogs and handlers used in other search disciplines.
NOTE 2 General purpose dogs are covered in BS 8517-1. Other search disciplines are planned to be covered in BS 8517-3. 1)
1) In development at the time of publication.