CORTAC STG (Special Tactics Group) is CORTAC’s specialized unit. It operates with specially trained dogs for operations in the field of explosive and firearms detection, narcotics detection, search and rescue, tracking and apprehension.
The unit operates in rural and urban areas. Handlers undergo rigorous testing and difficult selection before joining the unit. Each dog is trained to have a specific specialty and undergoes years of training and testing.
The connection between dog and handler is very personal. The handler and dog spend a great deal of time together. The bond between the two is integral during operations, as they rely heavily on each other to get the job done successfully.