Cumbria Police introduced their newest four-legged recruits in the fight against crime today
Over the next few months, three young puppies will be trained up to become fully-fledged police dogs, before heading out on the beat to get their teeth into the new job.
Finola Miles has been to see them - watch her full report below.
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