All K-9 officers at the Wichita Police Department and Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office are vested, with the exception of the new dog coming following the line of duty death of K-9 officer Rooster in March. On the west side of town, the Animal Hospital at … Link.
This year, Boomer the police K-9 turned 11. That’s a long life for a German shepherd. Even more impressive when you consider the line of work. Boomer and dogs like him are the ones sniffing for narcotics and bad guys, up at 1 or 2 a.m. with their … Link.
STOCKTON – A Stockton Police Department K-9 was struck by a vehicle while officers attempted … Zapata attempted to flee the location in a car, striking Cain, a police dog in the process, police said. Zapata got out of the car and led officers on … Link.
K9 officers from around the area gathered at McInnish Park last week for regional qualifications for the annual 2017 USPCA National Police Dog Trials. The goal of the U.S. Police Canine Association’s Region 20 K9 trialswas to bring together the best … Link.
A.D., the newest member of the Splendora Police Department, marks the first K-9 officer in the force in more than a decade … out plenty of drugs and crime in East Montgomery County. The dog, who was named A.D. for his “all day” energy level, is a … Link.
An Eagan man is suing police after an incident he says involved a police dog and resulted in lacerations to the neck … officer Tony Lejcher after he was allegedly bit by a police K9. According to the lawsuit, on Aug. 17, 2016, Griffith and his friend … Link.
The dog had difficulty standing and was suffering from … silently awaiting the news Bosco was gone. “K-9 Officer Bosco served the Muskogee Police Department with honor, distinction and bravery from 2008 to 2014. End of watch April 20, 2017. Link.
The vests costs between $1,795 and $2,234 and carry a five-year warranty. New K9 graduates or veteran police dogs with expired vests are eligible to receive a vest via the program. For more information or to learn about volunteer opportunities … Link.
FLEMINGTON – Gabriel Bracero, 35, of Brooklyn has been indicted by a grand jury on two counts of resisting arrest, as well as charges of aggravated assault on a police officer and harming a police dog … Carlos Ferreiro and K-9 Polis assisted in locating … Link.
Police canine working dogs do some of the dirtiest work on the force, helping to save endangered citizens while sniffing out drugs and rooting out bad guys on a daily basis. But what happens when they get injured — or worse — while on the job? Link.