The arrival of the 16-month-old German shepherd marks the restart of the department’s canine program, which former Police Chief James Candee suspended. Easton hasn’t had a service dog program since K-9 Chase retired in 2013 after 10 years of service … Link.
An officer with the K9 unit attended the scene and the driver tried to flee on foot. The police dog caught the man, who was taken into custody after he allegedly tried to resist arrest. The man was taken to the hospital for treatment for a dog bite before … Link.
Police returned fire and the vehicle was forced to stop. The driver and passenger in the cab surrendered. The two suspects sitting in the back, jumped off and fled into bushes on the side of the road. However Zeus, a patrol dog form Umzinto K9 Unit was … Link.
Tank is replacing K-9 Max, Donovan’s first dog. Usually police dogs work for six to eight years and retire when they are 10 or 12 years old. But some dogs, like Max, need to retire early for medical reasons. Read the full story on TheGazette.com. Link.
… signed state law will help police K-9 units on duty after they have to use force to apprehend a suspect. Governor Scott Walker signed legislation last week in Green Bay that eases a requirement that police dogs that bit a person have to be quarantined … Link.
A man and his dog — a dynamic duo, a force not to be reckoned with … Police Canine Association’s annual training/certification conference. State police and K-9 teams from city and county agencies from throughout the state attended the conference … Link.
A police dog located a 21-year-old man armed with a handgun who had been hiding from officers in tall grass early Saturday morning, the Madison Police Department said. Officers were searching for Jason L. Hall, of Fitchburg, after he allegedly pointed a … Link.
HOLYOKE – A Chicopee man was arrested Sunday morning following a chase that ended when a State Police K-9 tracked the man down in the brush … With the help of a State Police trooper and dog, police searched the area and eventually found the suspect … Link.
… roughly 100 volunteers Saturday morning to help repair and add on to the Newport News Police Department’s K-9 obstacle course. Volunteers brought kids and dogs along while they repaired course structures — some 20 years old — and built three new ones. Link.
The Newport News Police Department is slotted for seven patrol dog teams and two bloodhounds. They’ve worked with Spike’s K9 fund in the past, who helped get the volunteers and the supplies for the obstacle course. Emily Soccino, Director of … Link.