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WILKES-BARRE — A city police officer whose K-9 partner was to be reassigned to another officer has apparently hired a lawyer to try to get the dog returned to him. According to a post on officer Kevin Novackowski’s Facebook page, he had to turn over … Link.

BETHESDA — The Village of Bethesda voted Thursday to end its K-9 program and donate its police dog to the Belmont County Sheriff’s Office on the same night that the board accepted two more police officer resignations. Meanwhile, the police department … Link.

VERNON (KFDX/KJTL) – City commissioners approved adding a K9 officer to the Vernon Police force, but it will still be a couple months before the dog joins the force. The Vernon Police Department had a K9 officer about ten years ago, but Police Chief … Link.

Officers were called to an event stage in the woods of the park near Blakiston Street and Frankford Avenue around 6:30 p.m. for a possible body, police said. A K-9 cadaver dog then led police to the unidentified man’s body near the Welsh Road and Roland … Link.

Now in retirement, Taba lives with a former K-9 police dog handler and his family. Although recovering from a recent surgery that required a rear leg amputation, the canine warrior was on hand to receive the American Humane Lois Pope K-9 Medal of Courage. Link.

minimizing the potential for death or injury should the dog be involved in an incident where a weapon is discharged,” the release said. Vests will be provided to all seven Topeka police K-9 handlers. They are anticipated to put them on their canine … Link.