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Dutch police train rodent detectives

Rats help investigators tackle gun violence by sniffing out gunshot residues in seconds.

Last Modified: 13 Sep 2013 20:57
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Police in The Netherlands are, quite literally, ratting out crime.

They are training rodents to help them tackle gun violence by sniffing out gunshot residues in seconds instead of waiting several hours for initial lab reports.

Al Jazeera's Tim Friend reports from Rotterdam.

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