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Meet 'Peace': K-9 will detect explosive powders at Omaha Public Schools

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Police will soon bring 'Peace' to Omaha Public Schools.

The OPD K-9 is trained to detect explosive powders, including gun powder.

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"Kids will know what her capabilities are and (that) will hopefully make a kid think twice before making a poor decision," said Officer Dan Torres.

Omaha Public Schools said Peace isn't a response to any particular incident, but just another addition to make schools safer.

OPD's K-9, Remi, will still visit schools but is trained to detect drugs while Peace will be used to fined possible explosives.


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