MP WORKING DOGS
In this lesson you will learn to use and maintain MP working and sentry dogs.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
Provide recommendations for maintenance and utilization of MP
working and sentry dogs.
You will have this subcourse, pencil and paper.
To demonstrate competency on this task, you must achieve a
The material contained in this lesson was derived from the
following publications: AR 190-12, FM 3-19.30, FM 19-35,
AFR 125-5, and DA PAM 190-12.
The mission of the MP working dog is to detect intruders and alert his
handler. When necessary, he is also to pursue, attack, and hold any intruder
who tries to escape. Working dogs exert a strong psychological deterrent to
criminal acts. Normally, the dog has done his job by detecting an intruder
and alerting the handler.
The handler then becomes responsible.
identify and apprehend the subject.
a. Working dogs augment other physical security measures.
They do so
by increasing the security given sensitive areas. Most advantageous is their
keen sense of hearing and smell.
During the hours of darkness or poor
visibility a security guard's vision is restricted, but dogs are very good
intrusion detections systems.
Training is meant to develop distrust and
It is also designed to develop the will to attack all human
beings other than its handler.
Formal training programs are used. The mission of MP working dogs includes