GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — The Grand Forks Police Department’s K9 unit has a new member. Riot is a two-year-old Belgian Malinois. She is a multipurpose dog trained in tracking, searching areas and buildings, locating evidence and other articles … Link.

Clarinda Police Chief Keith Brothers met with the Clarinda City Council on Sept. 14, to discuss the formation of a K-9 unit. Brothers proposed adding one drug-sniffing dog to the police department that would be handled by a member of the department. Link.

Falcon said the vests are stab-resistant and bulletproof, and will protect dogs that are a priceless asset in police work. The sheriff says Canine Wounded Heroes partners with the K9 Tactical Gear company to provide vests to police dogs with law … Link.

a K9 spared James’ life while losing his own,” according to the organization’s website. Cutter, a Mason resident, became involved in fund-raising for the organization last October, because it combines her love for dogs, police officers and the military. Link.

One of Hamilton’s finest was fitted Thursday for a specialized vest. Flash, a Hamilton K-9 officer, will receive a stab- and bullet-proof vest. Along with his handler Officer Casey Johnson, Flash was measured Thursday for his specialty vest. The vest is … Link.