COPS Director Bernard Melekian, a former Pasadena, California police chief and K-9 officer, wrote in the preface to the report that the number of dogs killed by law enforcement is on the rise and that “officers must advance beyond automatically using … Link.
For many police officers, their partner rides along with them … “He would give a fair warning, but it’s best to just give him space and remember he’s a working dog.” Jensen wanted to be a K9 handler as he grew up in a family that raised and sold … Link.
BEL-RIDGE, MO (KPLR) – A police officer with an unusual pedigree is getting a second shot at life. K9 Officer Luke went from living in a shelter, just days away from being euthanized, to becoming a star crime fighter. The narcotics and tracking dog is … Link.
K-9 Rambo retired after nine years of service with the Fayetteville police department. The ceremony took place at New Century Elementary School. Rambo has been used in more than one thousand police investigations. He’s recovered nearly $60,000 worth of … Link.
Farmington soon will have a new police dog on the streets. Last month, Farmington Police Detective Chris Lutz and K-9 Caesar began a 12-week basic handler certification course through St. Paul police. K-9 Caesar (Courtesy of Farmington police) Caesar will … Link.
Werner is one of the top truck load carriers in the United States. The money will go to the Police Service Dog Division. The dog teams are trained to sniff out drugs and help with patrol work. Congressman Steve King talks to KTIV about issues in the … Link.
K9 Eddy served the Dells police — as well as other departments across the region in need of four-legged help — for almost six years. In addition to procuring and training a new dog, the department hopes to add a new K9-dedicated squad car to the mix … Link.
Earlier this year, San Ramon police introduced Blix, who is the department’s “best looking officer,” and in January, the Pleasanton Police Department debuted their eighteenth police dog, who understands French. Link.
When Fitz was sworn in at City Hall in January, Falls Church welcomed its first police dog in six years. Due to budget constraints, the department relied on Fairfax or Arlington County to provide assistance in cases that called for a K9. While Falls Church … Link.
Fayetteville police bid farewell to a retiring officer Thursday while welcoming a rookie who’s now training to fill her predecessor’s shoes. It might be difficult, though, since neither officer wears shoes. Both are dogs. K-9 Rambo, a 10-year-old Belgian … Link.