The two newest police service dogs – PSD Myke and PSD Robby – will soon be graduating after completing the 16-week K9 training program in Lethbridge. The dogs were trained in tracking, obedience, agility, building searches, compound/area searches … Link.
“We average 100 calls a year per dog,” McKinney said, ranging from K-9 demonstrations at schools to criminal arrests like one he will never forget. Last June 17, McKinney sent Deputy Ryan Barr and K-9 partner Murphy to assist a Parkesburg police … Link.
The Norwell Police Department wants a dog. The department hasn’t had a K-9 unit for decades, borrowing the services of neighboring communities’ police dogs when one is needed — something that happens about three times a month, according to Police … Link.
Police K9 units from all over Florida competed during the week in five phases of certification: obedience, agility, suspect search, article search and criminal apprehension. Obedience demonstrates the dog staying close to the handler or obeying commands at … Link.
VASSALBORO, Maine (NEWS CENTER) – An elite group of dogs work with police all over Maine to keep you and your family safe. The Maine State Police K9 Unit is made up of 25 certified teams that each go through extensive training. “When we hit the streets … Link.
… scent-tracking dog at a media meet-and-greet held at the Honolulu Police Department’s training academy on Oahu. The dog and its handler are training with the HPD K-9 unit all week. The dog, a Labrador named Jack, was purchased by the Friends of the … Link.
Bruno the K-9 faced a life-threatening situation when he was shot in the face while chasing down a suspect. The dog selflessly through himself in the line of fire, and while the suspect was killed in the gunfire, Bruno was a hero that saved the lives of … Link.
Many K-9 units are trained to sniff for drugs or explosives, but Jack is the first of his kind for Maui police. This canine specializes in tracking the scent of people who are missing. “Right now he’s the only tracking dog in Maui County,” said Wayne … Link.
With the $500 she raised, MA State Police K9 named Jari gained a vest for protection … On Saturday, March 7, Coyne will host the sixth annual Mollie’s Vest-a-Dog Fundraiser, open to the public from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Bridgewater Vets Club. Link.
The department announced the arrival of K9 officer Zeus on Facebook on Thursday … The two are now certified through the International Police Work Dog Association with specialties in obedience, tracking, evidence/article searching and narcotics. Link.