Forensic Technology Center of Excellence

Introduction

Success Story: NIST’s Dogs and Sensor Subcommittee Builds on Achievements by SWGDOG

Success Story: NIST’s Dogs and Sensor Subcommittee Builds on Achievements by SWGDOG

NIJ and Florida International University

Report Date

April 2018

Impact

"SWGDOG set the stage and provided a strong foundation of canine detector best practices that the OSAC Dogs and Sensor Subcommittee is currently developing into scientifically robust standards. The Subcommittee continues to uphold SWGDOG’s mission of defining credibility and enabling improved reliability and performance of detector dogs." -Dr. Cynthia M. Otto, DVM, PhD, BS Director, Penn Vet Working Dog Center, School of Veterinary Medicine; NIST OSAC Dogs and Sensor Subcommittee Member