Crue was one of three canines to graduate Dec. 21 from the Niagara Regional Police Service’s K9 Unit training program. He was joined by two other dogs — Shield and Chase — who will see duty with the Buffalo Police Department and Hamilton Police … Link.

“His big job is narcotics,” explains Cpl. Matt Nero, K-9 Handler. During raids, Nero worries about his cop canine sniffing and overdosing on heroin, just like humans can. Recently in Florida several police dogs did overdose, nearly killing one of them. Link.

The newest addition to the Buffalo, N.Y. Police Department has a distinct Canadian connection. Police service dog Shield, a three-year-old German Shepherd, reports for duty Friday after spending 15 weeks across the border training with the Niagara Regional … Link.

The Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit yesterday received brand new protective body … The nonprofit will give new vests to 62 law enforcement dogs with the funds raised for Hickey. Since Vested Interest in K9s was founded in 2009, the nonprofit … Link.

EASTON, Md. – The Easton Police Department announced their K9, Meeko, received a protective vest donated by non-profit Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. The body armor vest helps protect Meeko, a German shepherd, against bullets and stabbing. The Massachusetts … Link.