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Ilitch Charities, Detroit Tigers Foundation donate funds to buy bomb-detecting dogs

Ilitch Charities and its affiliate Detroit Tigers Foundation have donated $135,000 to state and local law enforcement agencies to purchase three highly trained, bomb-detecting dogs. The Michigan State Police, Wayne State University Public Safety Department and Detroit Police Department will each get one of the dogs. The patented Vapor Wake canine technology is the most advanced explosion detection technology of its kind in the U.S., said Charlie McGinty, vice president …

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8 Major Differences Between Traditional Bomb Dogs and Vapor Wake® Dogs

“My dog can do that.” We hear that statement many times during Vapor Wake® demonstrations to K9 industry folks, and we understand that there’s a bit of confusion. We hope to clear that up, and describe the differences between traditional, Explosive Detection Dogs (EDDS) or bomb dogs and AMK9’s patented and NCS4 lab-tested Vapor Wake® Canines. AMK9 understands the EDD business, and we …

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AMK9’s Vapor Wake Dogs on way to Detroit next year

Furry, floppy-eared and-four legged, they’re man’s best friend, a bomber’s worst enemy and they’re coming to Detroit next year. Ilitch Charities and the Detroit Tigers Foundation announced Wednesday they are donating $135,000 to purchase three specially-trained bomb-sniffing dogs to give to local law enforcement agencies. “We’re honored to provide these donations … to extend the Ilitch companies’ longstanding commitment toward …

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The Elite K9 Unit That Keeps New York Safe

NEW YORK—On your average weekday, the New York City subway sees more than 5.6 million people pass through it, and in all 2015, it saw more than 1.7 billion riders. These trains sometimes have people packed elbow-to-elbow, yet your average New Yorker is probably more concerned about about stalls from signal problems than about terrorist threats. So why is it that …

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NYPD’s New Canines at ‘Front Line’ of Anti-Terror Efforts

Eight dogs had their day Wednesday afternoon as the NYPD ushered in its newest graduating class of highly-trained canines — which are now tasked with keeping New Yorkers safe in the wake of the Brussels attacks. “Ironic, in the sense of the horrific events in Belgium yesterday, that we are having this graduation today because one of our front line defenses …

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AMK9’s Vapor Wake® Dogs Protect 70,000 Spectators at Super Bowl 50

Security at Super Bowl 50 isn’t something that’s taken lightly. In fact, a quick Google search will yield results that indicate a few security measures that the NFL put in place to make sure spectators, fans, press, players, etc. were not the target of any type of attack. Thousands of police and security officers 4,000 private security staff to assist …

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Vapor Wake® Keeps Jordan-Hare Safe

On Saturday, the gates of Jordan-Hare Stadium will open to welcome the 2015 football season. Fans will notice changes around the stadium that have been added to enhance the nation’s best gameday experience. One thing that hasn’t changed…Auburn’s commitment to the safety of its fans and spectators. During the 2014 season, fans may have noticed a few four-legged friends screening …

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Vapor Wake® Technology Awarded Patent

Auburn University was recently issued the patent for “Dynamic Canine Tracking Method for Hazardous and Illicit Substances” – better known as its Vapor Wake® technology – which has been licensed to the Auburn Research and Technology Foundation, or ARTF. Read the entire article here.   PHOTO: Auburn University