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Video: Kansas Officer Shoots, Kills Charging Dog that Bit Another Officer

September 4, 2014
Hutchinson, Kan., police have released a video recording from a patrol car camera of an officer shooting a dog that charged him last week.

Kansas Officer Shoots, Kills Charging Dog that Bit Another Officer

September 4, 2014

Hutchinson, Kan., police have released a video recording from a patrol car camera of an officer shooting a dog that charged him last week. More Here.

New Jersey Officer Attacked at Home by K-9 Partner

August 5, 2014
Pirchio was attempting to feed the animal at their Northfield home when it got distracted and turned on her, attacking her legs, arms and hands.

Video: Cincinnati Officers Rescue 6-year-old girl from Dog Attack

June 9, 2014
Four Cincinnati officers are being hailed as heroes for saving a 6-year-old girl from a dog attack.

Cincinnati Officers Rescue 6-year-old girl from Dog Attack

June 9, 2014

On-board cruiser video shows Cincinnati police officers shoot, kill two pit bulls and rescue a 6-year-old girl. The officers are being praised by the community for their response. Read Full Story Here

Dog Owner Files Claim Against Police

July 15, 2013
The man whose Rottweiler was shot and killed filed a claim with the city that will likely lead to a lawsuit over the incident. Leon Rosby took the first step toward suing the Hawthorne (Calif.) Police Department for $25,000 in damages.

A Blog About Dogs

October 25, 2012
As I aimed the barrel of my revolver at the dog's head I also took note that while its head was on this side of the screen door, its body was on the other. By applying pressure to the screen door I allowed the dog to decide whether or not to release its 235-psi bite volitionally, or ballistically.

Michigan Cop Shoots, Kills 'Satan' Pit Bull

March 30, 2012
A Muskegon (Mich.) Police officer shot and killed an agitated pit bull who had charged him in an alley on Wednesday.

N.C. Cops Improperly Euthanized Dog

January 8, 2012
Two Thomasville (N.C.) Police officers have been "counseled" by their superiors after they improperly euthanized a wounded dog, which had been shot by one of the officers after it charged him.

N.Y. Man Accused of Releasing Pit Bulls on Officers

September 6, 2011
Officers responding to a domestic dispute at a Rochester, N.Y., home faced two charging pit bulls, allegedly released by a man who refused to respond to repeated attempts to contact him.

Slain Pa. Cop Had Pointed Stun Gun at Attacking Dogs

August 12, 2011
Officer Robert Lasso was shot and killed after responding to a disturbance call at a home, where he was attacked by two dogs. The officer fired a stun gun at the dogs, prompting the suspect to fire his shotgun at the officer.

TASER and OC Fail To Stop Bulldog Attack on Patrol Car

March 16, 2010
When he felt his patrol car shaking while writing a report, a Chattanooga (Tenn.) police officer exited his vehicle to investigate. Officer Clayton Holmes, who had been running radar, saw a bulldog chewing on his vehicle.

Dog Days of Summer (Part 4): Shooting to Kill

September 16, 2009
The use of deadly force in certain circumstances is readily justifiable, especially if you've attempted a less-lethal option first. Have a game plan for such eventualities at the outset.

Dog Days of Summer (Part 3): Less-Lethal vs. Vicious Dogs

September 10, 2009
Without formal training, police must rely on their preservation instinct and use whatever force is deemed necessary against attacking dogs. While lethal force is acceptable, it's a last resort. There's a less-lethal alternative that's proven effective, one I've personally employed countless times and highly recommend.

Dog Days of Summer (Part 2): Don't Just Shoot Them

September 3, 2009
Whenever another "family/friendly" dog is shot by LE, the condemnation by critics is immediate. I believe the days of the "just shoot them" policy are over. And if we don't solve the problem, someone from the outside will do it for us.

Dog Days of Summer (Part 1): Intro To Dog Attacks

August 13, 2009
The reality is street cops are the first responders to virtually every type of emergency, including dog attacks. The following figures on dog bites are both revealing and startling.

Countering Canine Attacks

March 1, 2003

You have no choice. You draw your service weapon and fire three rounds into the dog. Two find their mark in its chest cavity, while the third rips through one of its front legs. It takes a few more paces, collapses, and dies.

News Briefs

February 1, 1996

The 17 states with favorable right-to­-Carry gun laws had a 20.7 percent total lower violent crime rate than the other states. A new group has been formed to address the needs of police super­visors, from the rank of sergeant through chief. Police officers north of the border have their hands full as the Hells Angels of Quebec engage in a bloody year-long struggle.

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