Global Positioning System

MSP canines receive GPS collars

December 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

All 29 Michigan State Police (MSP) canines now have Global Positioning System (GPS) collars to help with the search and retrieval of not only the canines themselves if they are lost, but also the potential tracking of an injured canine handler. “In November last year, the department lost its first canine during a search,” said Sgt. David Yount, commander of [...]

Food, Family, Fan — May 27, 2010

May 27, 2010 // 0 Comments

Family fun is around the bend and along the trail Summer is prime geocache time It isn’t just about the trinkets kids can collect at the end of the search. Geocaching is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and summer is a perfect time to get started. For the small investment of a global positioning system (GPS) and a can of bug spray—under $100—families can begin [...]