LAKELAND — The Lakeland Police Department’s Chad Whitaker and his dog … LPD has nine canine teams, each consisting of a dog and a handler, K9 Unit Sgt. Aaron Peterman said, and all of them took part in the trials. All of the LPD dogs are either … Link.
Universal K9 trains dogs for law enforcement purposes and got Phantom from … The dogs’ handlers went to a training course taught by police in Midlothian, Texas, according to deputies. Link.
“People will never know the bond that they shared,” he said. There are two K-9 units on each shift with city police: a patrol dog and an explosives-detection dog. The department also is part of the state task force, which gives them access to … Link.
with the proceeds going to the Philadelphia Police K9 Unit. Sweet Lucy’s owner Brooke Higgins says it was an easy choice. “One of the reasons we decided canine is because Sweet Lucy’s was named after our dog, my dog. She’s since passed. So dogs … Link.
Deputy Steven Choy, left, with his dog Gator. After Choy died, his wife wanted Gator to become a police K9 in his memory. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office recently hired Gator as their new police K9. (CREDIT: Franklin County Sheriff’s Office … Link.
One lucky Chesterfield Township police officer recently learned he would … Franks said the money raised will go toward related expenses for the dog. Seven applications from candidates interested in the K-9 handler position were submitted during the … Link.
The suspect was seen with a gun — and a police K-9 handler released the dog, Rooster, to stop the armed man. The unidentified man shot Rooster and officers returned fire, wounding the suspect, police said. The man was transported to a local hospital and … Link.
… the Hinesville Police Department K-9 Unit will retire after 3 and a half years with the department, where he worked in evidence recovery, human detection, suspect control and drug interdiction, police say. The dog, which cost $12,000, is being retired … Link.
The officers noticed he had a gun. A K-9 handler sent a police dog toward the suspect, who shot and killed the dog. An officer shot and wounded the suspect, who later died at the hospital. “We are all definitely mourning the loss of one of our own … Link.
Officers returned fire, killing the suspect That’s when police say they released a WPD K-9 officer. When the dog approached the suspect, police say the suspect shot and killed the dog. Officers returned fire, injuring the suspect. The suspect was … Link.