which is my K-9. He is strictly narcotics.” In addition to sniffing out narcotics and other drugs, Sergeant Andy Warrick said the dogs allow police officers to connect more with the community. “You get to go out and meet the public,” Warrick said. Link.
Crue was one of three canines to graduate Dec. 21 from the Niagara Regional Police Service’s K9 Unit training program. He was joined by two other dogs — Shield and Chase — who will see duty with the Buffalo Police Department and Hamilton Police … Link.
“His big job is narcotics,” explains Cpl. Matt Nero, K-9 Handler. During raids, Nero worries about his cop canine sniffing and overdosing on heroin, just like humans can. Recently in Florida several police dogs did overdose, nearly killing one of them. Link.
Should the city of Cambridge let a retiring bomb squad officer retire with his K9 partner, even if the dog still has many years of useful service to give the Cambridge Police Department? That’s the thorny question facing the CPD and Cambridge City Councilors. Link.
The newest addition to the Buffalo, N.Y. Police Department has a distinct Canadian connection. Police service dog Shield, a three-year-old German Shepherd, reports for duty Friday after spending 15 weeks across the border training with the Niagara Regional … Link.
While serving on the Seymour Police Department, K9 Koa could be a criminal’s worst nightmare. But for his handler, former officer Ian McPherson, the German shepherd was his work partner and best friend. After Koa’s retirement in 2010, the dog remained … Link.
RE “RETIREMENT may split up partners” (Metro, Dec. 14): I write in reference to police K9 dog Rumba, whose handler is retiring from the Cambridge Police Department and wants the dog to retire with him. In 1971, when I was the Cambridge city solicitor … Link.
The Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit yesterday received brand new protective body … The nonprofit will give new vests to 62 law enforcement dogs with the funds raised for Hickey. Since Vested Interest in K9s was founded in 2009, the nonprofit … Link.
EASTON, Md. – The Easton Police Department announced their K9, Meeko, received a protective vest donated by non-profit Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. The body armor vest helps protect Meeko, a German shepherd, against bullets and stabbing. The Massachusetts … Link.
The newest K9 member of the Coquille Tribal Police Department has joined the staff … Don’t let his appearances fool you; Ben is drug-hunting canine. “He’s a real sweet dog, but he’s a high energy, high hunting dog that’s gonna have a lot of success … Link.