Patrol Dog

TROY — A man messed with the wrong K-9 unit dog and his handlers and ended up paying the consequences. A 40-year-old North Carolina man had his vehicle impounded and now faces a misdemeanor citation after reportedly stealing the toy of a Troy Police … Link.

… Friday after an announcement that a well-loved retired Clare police dog died this week. “It’s with great sorrow and sadness we announce the passing of retired Police K-9 Swiper. Swiper served alongside Chief (Brian) Gregory from 2009 to 2013. Link.

He refused to come out, authorities say, so an Upper Darby Police K-9 team was called. The police dog was sent into the basement and Gilmore allegedly put up a fight, injuring the dog in the mouth. Officers and Marshals entered and took Gilmore into custody. Link.

A Charleston Police Officer and … Berkley is a multi-purpose dog meaning she sniffs for narcotics, does patrol work and apprehensions, but what she’s really good at is tracking. Gaylor and Berkley were given the K9 Team of the Year Award last week … Link.

Lawmakers want to make it a felony for anyone who intentionally kills or inflicts serious injury to a police dog in the line of duty. “We’ve lost ten K9’s in the last five years here in the state of California. You’ve had some incidents here, two injuries … Link.