Cadaver Scent Bag

Cadaver Scent Bag

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Description (Brief)
This bag contains a synthetic cadaver scent to help keep search dogs on their task. This cadaver scent bag was used at the ruins of the World Trade Center in New York City in 2001 by Trooper Rick Scranton and his German shepherd, Theo, from the New York State Police K-9 Unit. The bag is a soiled white canvas pouch that has a Velcro closure at the top of the bag.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Cadaver Scent Bag
maker
UNK
used
United States: New York, Manhattan, World Trade Center
Measurements
overall: 23 cm x 10 cm x 2 cm; 9 1/16 in x 3 15/16 in x 13/16 in
ID Number
2002.0019.04
accession number
2002.0019
Credit Line
New York State Police K-9 Unit
subject
September 11 Terrorist Attacks
Attack on the World Trade Center
September 11th Attacks
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, 9/11
September 11
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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