Cumbria Police have ten new, eager recruits on their hands this Christmas.
Millie, one of the force's operational dogs, gave birth to the puppies in October.
PC Paddy Bainbridge from Cumbria Police said: "We've bred these puppies to help Cumbria Constbulary in the fight against drugs. We are over the moon with them. They are bred from two of our existing dogs and they just seem to be everything we want."
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