Patrol Dog

Authorities are planning a memorial service for a police dog that was killed during an exchange of gunfire in which a suspect was killed. Police say the memorial for the 6-year-old Belgian Malinois, named Rooster, is planned for Friday. Police dog handlers … Link.

LUDLOW – The Ludlow Police Department announced the death of a beloved police dog in a statement released Friday. K-9 “Rocky” served with the Ludlow police for over 8 years, working largely to locate narcotics through locker searches and vehicle sweeps … Link.

They announced that longtime police dog Rocky passed away, after what they describe as a sudden illness. Rocky was the K-9 companion of Officer Whitney. Officer Whitney wants to thank the Eastfield Hospital for Animals for their care, and the Wilbraham … Link.

A couple of police dogs in Oklahoma will soon have some added protection. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol’s “Marko” and “Tack” will be outfitted with bullet and stab-proof vests. A non-profit group called Vested Interest In K9’s says they plan to donate the … Link.

Goal: Praise the Clay County Sheriff’s Office for using rescue dogs as new police K-9s. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office in North Carolina has recently introduced its two new K-9s who happen to be rescued pit bulls. Phantom and Sarah are now proud … Link.