Stamford high school gets a look at police dogs in action

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High school students in Stamford got a firsthand look at police work from some four-legged officers.

K-9 officers visited the Academy of Information Technology and Engineering Thursday.

MORE: Video of the dogs in action

The dogs visited a forensics class for an up-close look into what they can do.

The three K-9s showed off their skills at taking down suspects, sniffing for drugs and bombs and tracking missing people.

Teacher Kimberly Smith says the presentation was a great chance to bring the community to her students and make what they are learning more real.

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