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.
The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office celebrates their K9 partners on Bring Your Dog to Work Day, Friday, June 23, 2017. Keep going for a look at how other officers are celebrating Bring Your Dog to Work Day. The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office … Link.
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – All eight dogs in the Grand Rapids Police Department’s K-9 unit will now be protected by bulletproof vests when they’re out on duty. The vests will protect Kilo, Kip, Izzy, Aero, Bobby, Jack, Boris and Atos from bullets and knives – and … Link.
“He’s pretty social for a police working dog but he is a puppy so I’m still dealing with the puppy stage,” Woodruff said. “He cannot sit still.” Kastor replaces Viper, the dog with which Woodruff worked for five years until an illness led to the K-9 … Link.
Izy is the newest K-9 addition to the Walnut Creek Police Department, on the night watch for the past four weeks. Her predecessor Sheyna retired in March. The doe-eyed working dog has since located suspects who had broken into a building, tracking the … Link.
Cadiz Police Officer, C.J. Byers and his K-9 Officer, Ramos attended for the first time and did … silvers into gold but just missed out while giving credit to the other dogs who participated. “They were all very good dogs,” he said of the competition. Link.
A police K9 unit squad car was set on fire in Bos en Lommer in Amsterdam … A man was shot in the leg, AT5 reports. “Luckily no people or dogs were in the car, no one was injured”, the police said on Twitter. “Fire was quickly extinguished, but the … Link.
As funds are available, additional K-9s would like to be added. A K-9 officer’s duties are those of a general police officer, except I carry out those tasks with a highly trained dog. I’ve spoken to young people who wish to be a K-9 officer upon being … Link.