Dogs
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Training
100

What breed(s) is used by the RCMP for police dogs?

German Shepherds

100

Name 2 jobs that RCMP members have to do.

General police work, forensics, search and rescue, drug division, teaching, dog handlers, musical ride, etc.

100

How long do cadets have to train before they become members?

6 months

200

Indi is what kind of dog?

German Shepherd

200

True or false: anyone who wants to be a dog handler can become one.

False. Each year, only the top 12 puppy trainers (called quarries) in Canada can become dog handlers.

200

True or False: Cadets have to pass a polygraph (a lie detector test) before they can begin their training.

True.

300

What does K9 stand for?

K = Ca

9 = nine

Canine - latin term for dogs

300

What two animals work with the RCMP?

Dogs and Horses

300

The cadet with the largest feet has what size of shoe?

17

400

True or False: All dogs born in Innisfail become police dogs.

False - only about 1 out of 4 do.

400

Can you be an expert on feet in the RCMP?

Yes! You can study Barefoot Morphology, which is a type of forensic science.

400

True or False: Cadets only have to do physical training to become an officer.

False. They have to take classes, learn how to safely handle firearms, and practice with responding to various scenarios.

500

Name 2 special jobs that police dogs have.

Search and Rescue, General Policing, Drugs, Airport Security

500

Name 3 parts of the RCMP uniform.

Stetson, Serge, Breeches, High browns/Lord Strathcona boots

500

What is a snore board?

The board between beds that is supposed to help if your neighbor snores.

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