Man’s best friend is proving to be even more valuable than we ever thought. Banner, a black lab, is the newest member of Huntsville’s Internet Crimes Against Children. As a trained electronic eetection canine, Banner will be able to sniff out anything from a MicroSD card to a thumb drive, things that can be used to hide child pornography.
Lt. Donny Shaw with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office said that Banner is the first electronic detection canine in Alabama. These dogs have been used in other places, though, like when agents raided the home of former Subway spokesman, Jared Fogle. In that instance, the search dog found a hidden thumb drive in Fogle’s home.
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