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Detection Dog on Campus

An unusual but routine security activity took place at the Lyman Gilmore Middle School in Grass Valley Thursday morning. According to Gilmore Assistant Principal Chris Roberts, school officials had a specially trained police dog on campus.
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The contraband dog can detect many items including, drugs, alcohol, weapons, and gunpowder as well as other scents.
Bringing the little black lab was a proactive measure to improve school safety.
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Bringing the dog on campus can be done several times a year. Roberts says they will do it often enough for the community to feel kids are safe at Gilmore.
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The dog made its rounds through each classroom of the school and out of all the rooms it only had one hit- the residual scent of aspirin.

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