SALT LAKE CITY — FBI Salt Lake City had a "blast" training K-9 handlers how to handle improvised explosive devices--also known as IEDs--and the after effects when they detonate.
More explosives used these days are homemade and constructed with every day materials, said FBI Supervisory Special Agent Kelly Van Arsdale, so the threats from these devices are becoming more common.
This training was a blast! #FBISaltLakeCity hosted an explosive awareness course for K-9 handlers, who got to see how various materials are used to make IEDs and their effects when they detonate. Training with our partners allows us to stay ahead of this ever-evolving threat. pic.twitter.com/roZnMWkm98— FBI Salt Lake City (@FBISaltLakeCity) August 24, 2021
She said that training with partners will help the FBI stay ahead of this growing terrorist tactic.