The Israel Police have received 20 new dogs from the Czech Republic, that are expected to join the force as detection dogs after a training period.
Watch: Police officers greet the new arrivals
Israeli police officers greeted 20 dogs from the Czech Republic who landed at Ben Gurion Airport late Wednesday night. The dogs are expected to join the force as detection dogs after completing a six-month training period.
Police said the dogs were chosen after going through comprehensive tests of their skills, health and high level of obedience. They are of various different breeds, including Malinois and German Shephard.
The dogs have already gone through the basic training stage in the Czech Republic. At the end of their six-month advanced training in Israel, they will join the 220 other dogs already serving.