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Her Majesty’s Customs
Topics: 
Customs
Release Date:
Thursday, 26 January 2017 - 12:22pm

Officers from Her Majesty’s Customs’ K-9 Unit are pictured as they made presentations to the students of Jost Van Dyke Primary School, on January 25.

The presenting K-9 Officers, Mr. Darwin Scatliffe and Mr. Eldrin Industrious, explained the process of detecting contraband and firearms using the K-9 officers (dogs). Mr. Scatliffe said that the dogs help to expedite the search of sailing vessels, cargo boats, fuel ships and sand barges.

Her Majesty’s Customs is celebrating Customs Week from January 22 to 28, under the theme ‘The Evolution of Virgin Islands Customs’. (Photo credit: Franklyn Skerritt/GIS)

Author

Sheriece T. Smith

Information Officer II 
Dept. of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468- 2740
Email:    shersmith@gov.vg