Dogs & Sensors Subcommittee focuses on standards and guidelines related to performance of deployed dog/handler teams and optimization of their combination with electronic detection devices.
Officers | Members | Standards | Other Work Products
Paola Prada-Tiedemann, Ph.D., Subcommittee Chair, Texas Tech University
Suzy Perry, Subcommittee Vice Chair, Sumner County Tennessee Emergency Management Agency
Vacant, Subcommittee Executive Secretary
Kenneth Furton, Florida International University
Frederick Helfers III, Self-employed
Julia Leighton, Self-employed ( Legal Task Group representative)
Herbert Nakamura, Hawaii K-9 Koncepts
Cindy Otto, University of Pennsylvania
John Pearce, Self-employed
Adele Quigley-McBride, Duke Law, Wilson Center for Science and Justice ( Human Factors Task Group Co-Vice Chair)
Craig Schultz, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Melissa Singletary, Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine
Katylynn Sloan, U.S. Secret Service
Barbara Weakley-Jones, Jefferson County Coroner
ANSI/ASB Standard 024, Standard for Training and Certification of Canine Detection of Humans: Location Check Using Pre‐scented Canines . 2021. 1st. Ed. (added October 3, 2023).
ASB Technical Report 025, (added October 1, 2019). Crime Scene/Death Investigation - Dogs and Sensors - Terms and Definitions. 2017. 1st. Ed.
ANSI/ASB Standard 026, Standard for Training and Certification of Canine Detection of Humans: An Aged Trail Using Pre-scented Canines . 2021. 1st. Ed. (added October 3, 2023).
ANSI/ASB Standard 027, S tandard for Training and Certification of Canine Detection of Humans: Patrol Canine Team. 2021. 1st. Ed. (added October 3, 2023).
ANSI/ASB Standard 085, (added April 5, 2022). Standard for Detection Canine Selection, Kenneling and Healthcare. 2021. 1st. Ed.
ANSI/ASB Standard 088, (added April 5, 2022). General Guidelines for Training, Certification, and Documentation of Canine Detection Disciplines. 2020. 1st. Ed.
ANSI/ASB Standard 092, (added December 6, 2022). Standard for Training and Certification of Canine Detection of Explosives. 2021. 1st. Ed. At an SDO for Further Development & Publication
REVISION to ASB Technical Report 025,
Crime Scene/Death Investigation - Dogs and Sensors - Terms and Definitions. 20xx. 2nd Ed. Agriculture Detection - Canine Training, Certification, and Document Management Standards.
Canine Detection of Human Remains in Water.
Canine Detection of Human Remains on Land.
Canine Detection of Human Scented Articles.
Presentation of Canine Detection Evidence in Court.
Canine Detection of Narcotics.
Canine Detection of Scent Identification Lineups.
Canine Detection of Electronic Storage Media.
Canine Career Field Progression System.
Canine Detection of Accelerants.
Standard for Disaster Live Human Detection Dogs Programs - Training, Certification, and Documentation.
Standard for Disaster Human Remains Detection Dogs Program - Training, Certification, and Documentation.
Standard for the Systematic Validation of Training Aids for Canine Detection of Explosives.
Standard for the Analytical Measurement of Training Aids for Canine Detection of Explosives.
Standard for the Canine Testing of Training Aids for Canine Detection of Explosives.
Canine Detection of Contraband.
Research & Development Needs
Discipline-Specific Bibliographies and Bibliographic References
These documents may contain information to help forensic scientists, judges, lawyers, researchers, and other readers better understand the nature, scope, and foundations of the individual disciplines as currently practiced. The identification of these documents does not represent an endorsement by OSAC or NIST. Only standards that are posted on the OSAC Registry and Technical Guidance documents, are endorsed by OSAC. The referenced documents may be subject to copyright.
Note: Subcommittee position statements or responses to data collections by the subcommittee do not necessarily represent the position of OSAC or NIST.