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.
… authorities used the day as an occasion to recognize the dogs who have their own jobs. Several Oregon law enforcement agencies tweeted out support for their K9 units. The Beaverton Police Twitter account joked how officers always bring their dogs to work. Link.
Waterman told FOX 8’s Kevin Freeman, the officer involved is a K9 officer and has apologized to the dog’s owners. Police also reached out and made full apologies to the original caller who covered the dog, and also to the owners of the dog. The chief … 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.
… sought to tackle the issue after seeing drug exposure debilitate their dogs. Freel said he has not heard of any other New Jersey police department deploying the drug for their K9 units. While Evesham’s dogs have not yet experienced any detectable … Link.
Most law enforcement officers carry Narcan to revive overdose victims, but those assigned to K-9 units increasingly are toting the prescription medication to keep their four-legged partners safe. Known generically as naloxone, the drug has grown in … Link.