It takes intensive training to prepare a rookie police dog for action. The Essex Police Dog Section at Sandon near Chelmsford has been welcoming seven new recruits. Their mother Steffi was bred with a German Shepherd belonging to Greater Manchester Police earlier this year.
Serena Sandhu has been to find out more
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