August 26th, 2020
Police Service Dog Records & Handler Training Not Subject To Mandatory Disclosure – R v Sandhu, 2020 Edmonton Queen’s Bench
First party disclosure application in drug case. Accused’s vehicle was stopped, and a police service dog (PSD) and handler were deployed to search around the exterior for odours. Defence sought training materials provided to the handler, deployment records for the PSD, and occurrence reports for any instances where the PSD was deployed and nothing was … Read More.