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Resource ID: #22819
Subject: Security
Source: WBBM-TV (Chicago)
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Date: 02/27/2006; 02/28/2006

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Acting on a tip, WBBM investigates as dog teams protecting the Metra rail system are found to be "unable to detect suicide bombers." Also, the dogs were standing around instead of patrolling train stations. At the time, the story also uncovered a "lack of state and national certification standards and testing of bomb dog teams that would ensure they could actually detect explosives."

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