Palakkad District Dog Squad has been functioning at AR camp since 28/06/1967 vide GO(MS)No:260/1967 home (A) Dept. Dated 28/06/1967.
In charge of Dog Squad
At present there are 3 Dogs in this Dog Squad (1 Tracker, 2 Sniffer). RSI Sri.Thomas is the in charge of the dog squad. SCPO 4004 Suresh is assisting all the duties of RSI Sri.Thomas. 3 AR SCPOs and 1 AR CPO and 1 Local CPO are working as dog handlers at present. The HC 4004 Suresh and Dog Hlr.RSI Thomas are trained at National Training Centre for dogs BSF Academy vide No. H2/52762/03 Dtd. 23.06.2003 and No. H2/8038/03 Dtd. 27.02.03 respectively for six months in Dog Handling.
Dog Squad At Shornur sub division
SCPO 5210 Roshan Paul is the in charge of the dog squad .1 SCPO & 3 CPOs are working as dog handlers at present. 4 dog handlers are working for Commando Dogs of IRBn.