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23 November 1965
Volume 721
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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland which Scottish police authorities have police dogs; what is the number of dogs; and what facilities there are for training.

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At the beginning of 1965 the numbers were as follows:—

Aberdeen3
Dundee2
Edinburgh6
Glasgow24
Inverness1
Kilmarnock1
Motherwell1
Paisley2
Dumbarton2
Fife6
Lanarkshire4
Lothian and Peebles3
Renfrew and Bute2
Stirling and Clackmannan1
In addition, one dog in Renfrew and Bute and 11 dogs in Stirling and Clackmannan are owned by members of these forces and carry out police work.Scottish police forces make use, as required, of police training centres in England for the training of dogs and of the officers who handle them. There is no proposal at present for such a centre in Scotland.