FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Autonomous Robots Prevent Crime

Ask The Expert

Stacy Dean Stephens

VP Marketing & Sales

The Law Officer's Pocket Manual - Bloomberg BNA
This handy 4" x 6" spiral-bound manual offers examples showing how rules are...

Top News

Ohio K-9 Shot While Apprehending Suspect

June 03, 2016  | 

Springfield Township PD K-9 Pako was shot in the shoulder. He was treated and released. (Photo:Springfield Township PD) 
Springfield Township PD K-9 Pako was shot in the shoulder. He was treated and released. (Photo:Springfield Township PD) 

A K-9 with the Springfield Township (OH) Police Department was shot early Friday morning after a police chase.

Initially, officers tried to stop the car because of a suspected OVI. But the car didn't stop, and officers gave chase.

Officers deployed stop sticks to incapacitate the car, which stopped with four flat tires on Winton Road in Springfield Township.

Springfield Twp. Chief Robert Browder said a man jumped out the car with a gun and ran away. Officers deployed Pako, Springfield Township's K-9, who followed the man.

Pako bit the man, who fired a shot into the dog's shoulder, Browder said. Officers then fired on the man, striking him in the back once.

Both the dog and the man are expected to recover, WLWT TV reports.


Comments (2)

Displaying 1 - 2 of 2

FrankD @ 6/4/2016 9:50 AM

speedy recover for Pako

kojack58 @ 6/9/2016 1:27 PM

I hope he is going to be okay he owes Pako another bite without a gun in his hand. Get better soon Pako.

Join the Discussion





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.
Police Magazine