Regional Customs Detector Dog Management Centers
In order to facilitate the deployment of detector dog teams, regional Customs set detector dog management centers to provide resting, exercising, training and health care for detector dogs.
Keelung Customs Detector Dog Management Center is located in Shiang-Feng street with kennels, day yards and handler offices.
Taichung Customs Detector Dog Management Center is located at TCS Detector Dog Breeding and Training Center (DDB&TC), with the office building, kennels and day yards provided by DDB&TC.
The deployment situation of the detector dog teams are as followings:
● Deployment Areas：airports, seaports, container yards, bonded warehouses, express areas and postal environments.
● There are 8~12 hours shift that detector dog teams carry out their duty. Besides the routine Proficiency Maintenance Training (PMT), they also conduct irregular and non-designated investigation on high-risk flight, passengers, vessels, import and export cargoes (containers), express cargoes and parcels by utilizing risk management and intelligence analysis.
● To meet its operational needs, the Detector Dog Breeding and Training Center can overall deploy the detector dog teams among regional Customs Offices to support drug detection.