All training of dogs and handlers are done by the Accredited Company Canine Solutions South Africa
K-9 assistance is not just for suspected arsons. K-9 Accelerant Detection should be considered for all fire/explosion investigations. If someone is facing criminal charges, or having a claim denied, it is incumbent upon the investigator to utilize all tools available to them.
The use of K-9 Accelerant Detection for the purpose of improving the investigation of fires and particularly in the collection of samples for laboratory analysis is invaluable to forensic fire and explosion investigators. Samples of fire debris collected as the result of a properly trained K-9's indication have a high probability of being confirmed as positive for ignitable liquids.
K-9 Accelerant Detection can be used to search fire and explosion scenes involving any type of occupancy.
This can be done off lead to cover a large area in very little time.
The K-9 can search the investigator's tools before and after the investigation to mitigate contamination issues.
K-9 Accelerant Detection will locate volatile liquids, however the investigator must put this information in context of the scene.
K-9 Accelerant Detection can be used to search a suspect's vehicle, clothing or residence; where Statute permits.