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 member)
Melanie McMillin, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives ( Quality Task Group member)
Cindy Otto, University of Pennsylvania
John Pearce, Self-employed
Adele Quigley-McBride, Duke Law, Wilson Center for Science and Justice ( Human Factors Task Group member)
Mark Rispoli, Self-employed
Published by a Standards Developing Organization (SDO)
ASB Technical Report 025, . Crime Scene/Death Investigation - Dogs and Sensors - Terms and Definitions, First Edition, 2017
published standard on the osac registry (added october 1, 2019).
ANSI/ASB Standard 085, . Standard for Detection Canine Selection, Kenneling and Healthcare, First Edition, 2021
ANSI/ASB Standard 088, . General Guidelines for Training, Certification, and Documentation of Canine Detection Disciplines, First Edition 2020 Sent to an SDO
Canine Detection of Humans: Location Check Using Pre-Scented Canines.
Standard for Training and Certification for Canine Detection of Humans: An Aged Trail Using Pre-Scented Canines.
Standard for Training and Certification of Canine Detection of Humans: Patrol Canine Team.
Standard for Disaster Live Human Detection Dogs Programs - Training, Certification, and Documentation.
Standards for Disaster Human Remains Detection Dogs Program - Training, Certification, and Documentation.
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.
Canine Detection of Contraband.
Presentation of Canine Detection Evidence in Court.
Canine Detection of Narcotics.
Standard for Training and Certification of Canine Detection of Explosives.
Canine Detection of Electronic Storage Media.
Canine Detection of Accelerants.
Canine Detection of Scent Identification Lineups.
Tier 4: Under Development
Canine Detection of Microbial Organisms.
Canine Career Field Progression System.
Canine Detection of Medical Biological Samples.
Research & Development Needs
Discipline-Specific Bibliographies and Bibliographic References
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