An all-day partnership Those three roles shift during the day, each police dog going from a trainee to a coworker and then a pet as situations escalate and when the work is over. K-9 officers spend more time with their dogs than their families, Hoy tells … Link.

While the Medicine Hat Police Service does employ three service dogs in its K9 Unit, it is also the workplace for one victim service dog. Mulder, a three-year-old lab, has been working with the MHPS’s Victim Assistance Unit for a little over a year … Link.

“The Fairfield Police K-9 Unit is run solely on donations and the Norwalk K-9 Unit has a small budget,” said Gabriele “Increasing their budgets will allow for increasing the number of dogs in the unit and helping to increase the safety of our community. Link.

MADISON, Wis. – After more than 10 years of service, University of Wisconsin police are saying goodbye to K9 Casey. K9 Casey is UWPD’s narcotics dog, and she’s been on countless calls and has met thousands of people in the community, according to a release. Link.

A Lake County K-9 unit then responded to the scene and began tracking the subject, Murchek said. The police dog found several personal belongings, including a cellphone and a shoe, that helped track Matthews, who reportedly had jumped over a fence … Link.

Lee is a dog lover. Doing her own research, she called 65 law agencies in Georgia and found only 13 of them had a K9 officer. Many of the police dogs like Belgian Malinois and Czech Shepherds are shipped from overseas. Add that cost to the cost of training … Link.