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Insurer Apologizes for Canceling Deputy's Policy

October 29, 2012  | 

An insurance company that canceled the homeowner's policy of a Nebraska sheriff's deputy because of his K-9 unit dog said it's looking to change its practices regarding police dogs.

American Family Insurance Co. also offered an apology Thursday to Douglas County Deputy Andy Woodward, who received a letter from the insurer this month informing him his policy would end Dec. 19 "due to the additional liability exposure of your police dog."

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Martyb @ 10/29/2012 11:48 AM

Too Little Too Late.

RICHARD @ 10/29/2012 6:22 PM

SORRY, BUT THIS ARTICLE LEAVES TOO MANY QUESTIONS UNANSWERED. WAS HIS POLICY REINSTATED? WHY THE SECOND LETTER FROM AMERICAN FAMILY STATING THAT HIS POLICY WOULD END DUE TO ADDITIONAL LIABILITY EXPOSURE OF THE POLICE DOG.
POLICE MAGAZINE, YOU CAN DO BETTER, IF NOT TAKE ME OFF YOUR MAILING LIST.

K9 Handler Scott Pierson @ 10/29/2012 6:31 PM

I tried to change my Homeowners insurance policy to get a multi policy discount with USAA, they refused to issue a policy since my partner bit someone while working!

It irks the hell out of me!

Bob @ 10/29/2012 7:00 PM

Richard, you're right this article will not answer the questions asked, but when read as a supplement to the original story (posted by the Associated Press) it just articulates the next part of the saga.
My son-in-law was a K-9 handler until his partner was retired. Insurance companies in the West,must be a little more understanding especially when the agency owns the liability for the K-9 pretty much forever...

Dan @ 10/30/2012 7:54 AM

Police Magazine probably picked up the press release from the company. The company isn't going to want to admit it screwed up. They will blame it on a communications mix up or something.

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