A MoD police dog and his handler are among the best in the country. PC Simon Hill and Jura, who are based at Devonport Naval Base in Plymouth, came fourth in the National Police Dog Handling Assessment Finals. Jura is also British Police & Service Dog of the Year for the second year in a row.
An Alsatian from Avon and Somerset Police has been named the country's top crime fighting dog. Aden proved his skills in obedience, agility, crowd control and searching. He beat off 20 other regional finalists in a four-day competition. And he's still only three years old.