Paws up for the newest, furry partners of the Valenzuela City police. The city has joined the short list of local government units in the country that maintain their own team of bomb- and drug-sniffing dogs. Valenzuela’s new K-9 unit is composed of … Link.

About a year ago, the department’s first K-9 officer, Trey … “A lot of officers do, but having an adorable dog creates a natural draw.” Communication can be difficult for IU police, Chief Laury Flint said. Students and faculty come to Bloomington … Link.

CRANSTON, RI—Rhode Island State Police dogs Annie, Rex, and Tao went on a special assignment at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro. Before the playoff game against the Titans, the K-9 officers assisted the Massachusetts State Police conduct a security sweep. Link.

YACHATS — A police dog cornered a domestic assault suspect who had allegedly fled from Lincoln County sheriff’s deputies Friday in the Yachats area. Matthew Poreda, 30, was taken into custody following a 41-minute search, after a deputy’s K9 partner … Link.

DWIGHT — Dwight police officer Watson McKee has spent a month trying to … Every minute with him is valuable.” The typical K-9 is in service for seven years, McKee said. “He has been responsible for several drug arrests over the years,” McKee … Link.

Using the police K9, and the aid of the footprints … Officer Justin Bangs’ police dog, Halo, persuaded a couple of the men to be taken into custody without incident, Reneau said. “That was a smart decision,” Reneau said. The dog and officer … Link.

K9 Officer Kobalt and his handler, UW police Officer Nikki Zautner, are on their way home from a six-week intensive training program at Shallow Creek Kennels in Sharpsville, Pennsylvania, a kennel the department has used before to select dogs, said police … Link.

In Operation Winter Storm, the Mobile Police Department’s mission was set to eliminate the drug trade in and around the Campgrounds and Bottoms communities, and to arrest those individuals facilitating drugs being brought into the Mobile area. Link.

Bobo, a 12-year-old German Shepherd police dog, has died, the O’Fallon Police Department says. K-9 Bobo was partnered with Sgt. Michael Mojzis from 2006 to 2013, when the dog was forced into retirement by an injury suffered during training. He lived with … Link.