With a critical shortage of dogs for its K9 unit, police have turned to residents and private enterprises to help donate “suitable dogs”. TOO FEW: East London Police dog handler Officer Steve Leslie poses with Buti. The K9 unit is facing a critical … Link.
Spurred by the line-of-duty death of Boise police dog Jardo, K9 handlers and the Idaho Peace Officers Memorial Board are moving toward adding a separate tribute to police dogs at the memorial’s Meridian site. Memorial board members met with K9 memorial … Link.
Where the new K-9 will come from is still unknown. Thul said that while some American breeders can get dogs capable of police work, it is more likely that they will come from Eastern Europe, where dog sports are popular. Wherever Chase’s next colleague … Link.
The Idaho State Police K9 Memorial Committee is planning to build a memorial for police dogs who were killed in the line of duty. This would include Boise Police dog Jardo who died in November. However, Jardo’s name will not be added to the list of … Link.
PUNTA GORDA, Fla– The Punta Gorda Police Department wants to make changes to the … This plan would call for doubling the current K9 unit to include 2 dogs and 2 handlers. PGPD said these changes would help with public perception, especially … Link.
HAMPTON, Va. – A K-9 officer with the Hampton Police Division has died. The department announced that the dog died on November 26 after recently being diagnosed with cancer. The dog’s name was Diesel and he served Hampton Police for almost 8 years. Link.
Keizer K-9 dogs to get donated body armor Thanks to donors, Keizer police K-9 dogs will soon be able to respond to searches, shootings and manhunts while wearing body armor. Check out this story on statesmanjournal.com: http://stjr.nl/2h7H1k9 Link.
Mohlala said the dog will then be quarantined for 21 days and thereafter be socialised and subjected to a pre-training programme and assessed by a panel of experts to determine suitability for police K9 training purposes. Trained dogs will be deployed … Link.
Pretoria: The South African Police Service (SAPS) is urging the public and private enterprises to donate suitable dogs to the SAPS to increase the operational K9 capacity in the SAPS. The SAPS is in a process to improve the K9 capacity of the SAPS … Link.
He was chosen after he decided to raise money for the police dog program using a lemonade stand this past summer. Matthew and his siblings got to meet Bax the K9 in August. “He was really fun to play with,” Matthew said. “I got to throw his toy. Link.