N.J. Law Makes It Illegal to Threaten Police Dogs
August 15, 2013
Photo courtesy of Becki and John Johnston/AceK9.com
New Jersey's Gov. Chris Christie signed into law a bill that makes it a crime to threaten a police K-9
being used by a law enforcement agency.
Dano's and Vader's Law, named after police dogs with the Atlantic City Police Department and Somerset County Sheriff's Office, makes threatening a K-9 a fourth-degree offense punishable by as many as 18 months in prison and a fine of as much as $10,000. There is also a mandatory 90-day jail sentence for people convicted of the charge, reports the Press of Atlantic City.
The Atlantic City PD's Vader, now retired, was hit, choked, had fingers pointed into his eyes, and objects throwwn ast him during his police career from 2008 to 2012.
Killing Police Animals Now a Felony In New York
New Ala. Law Criminalizes Attacks On Police Dogs
Be the first to comment on this story
Other Recent News
On his first day in office President Donald J. Trump has issued a statement of support for...
The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office posted a meme on its Facebook page Thursday...
A pair of police officers were injured and 95 protesters arrested after they smashed...
Westwego, LA, police officer Michael Louviere was shot in the head and killed while...
A 27-year-old police officer was killed Thursday night while responding to a call in...