MEET one of WA Police’s latest recruits, the adorable Malinois Rooster.
Rooster is in training to be a full-time police dog.
Malinois dogs are also referred to as Belgian shepherds, and can be used for explosive or accelerant detection, narcotics and they can also track and detect suspects.
WA Police’s Canine Section was formed in 1993, at first made up of just two officers and two German shepherds.
It’s now made up of three sergeants and four training officers.
There are also 22 general-purpose dog teams including three in regional WA, nine drug detector teams, four passive alert detection teams and three explosive detection dog teams.