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Training the Bomb Hunters

November 16, 2018

Person-Borne Explosives Detection Dogs can detect explosives being carried on the body of a moving person.

Some Agencies Fitting K-9s with Cameras

October 24, 2018
It's so the officers can better assess what they are up against before they go into a situation. "If we have a really close encounter with armed people it doesn't work out well for anyone," said Shawn Gore, Portland, Oregon, police K-9 officer. "If we can gain distance it gives us lots of options to negotiate and de-escalate."

NFL Quarterback Awards Grant for K-9 Unit to Kentucky Police Department

October 12, 2018
"With the K-9 Unit, the Villa Hills Police Department can provide the utmost level of law enforcement protection to its citizens and strive to meet its motto of 'Continuing Excellence'," said Villa Hills Police Sergeant Matthew Hall, said in a statement on BigBen7.com.

Tennessee Sheriff's Bloodhound Dies Suddenly

October 11, 2018
They rushed her to the UT College of Veterinary Medicine in Knoxville, but vets were unable to revive her. They believe she died of a previously undetected medical condition.

New Jersey Officer Arrested for Role in 2013 Arrest that Left Subject with 200 Stitches

October 11, 2018
An officer with the Atlantic City (NJ) Police Department has been arrested in connection with a June 2013 arrest that left a Linwood man with 200 stitches from wounds suffered from his K-9 partner.

LAPD K-9 Locates Missing 9-Year-Old Girl

October 11, 2018
The Los Angeles Police Department posted a picture of Molly on Facebook with the caption, "Hi. My name is 'Molly' and I’m a bloodhound for the LAPD. Today they called me to the scene of a missing 9 year old girl."

Texas K-9 Shot By Police After Attacking His Handler

October 8, 2018
A K-9 with the Waco (TX) Police Department reportedly turned and attacked his handler while the team were serving an arrest warrant on Friday.

Michigan K-9 Dies after Ingesting a "Foreign Object" Following Training Exercise

October 5, 2018
Sheriff Pickell said on Thursday that K-9 "Rocky" died after a training exercise in which the dog swallowed an unidentified "foreign object."

How Police Agencies Can Help Prevent K-9 Duty Deaths

October 5, 2018
A police K-9 is not just a member of the department—they are also a family member of the handler. Handlers and their K-9 partners basically spend their lives together—off duty and on—for many years. Most handlers keep their dogs after the animal is retired from active duty. The bond between a handler and "man's best friend" is truly unique. When a police dog dies in the line of duty, the emotional impact is just as difficult—albeit decidedly different—as when a human partner is killed.

Teen Charged in Florida K-9's Death

October 3, 2018
Florida authorities say a teenager has been charged in the armed carjacking that resulted in the death of a police dog named Fang.

Video: Florida K-9 Takes Down Man Suspected of Attempted Kidnaping

September 19, 2018
Body-worn video showed K-9 "Titan" grab and hold onto 24-year-old Kevin Wilson, who had reportedly climbed into a second-story window, grabbed a child and fled. K-9 "Titan" and his handler found the suspect in a wooded area and took him into custody.

Florida K-9 Takes Down Man Suspected of Attempted Kidnaping

September 19, 2018
Body-worn video showed the K-9—named "Titan"—grab and hold onto 24-year-old Kevin Wilson, who had reportedly climbed into a second-story window, grabbed a child and fled. K-9 "Titan" and his handler found the suspect in a wooded area and took him into custody.

Video: Indiana Officer Collapses and Dies Following Pursuit of Suspected Car Thief

September 12, 2018
Officer David Tinsley of the Fort Wayne (IN) Police Department reportedly died from Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease according to an autopsy report issued Wednesday morning from the Allen County Coroner's Office. Fort Wayne Police Chief Steve Reed called Tinsley "a cop's cop."

Man Tries to Choke California K-9 with its Own Leash

September 11, 2018
Officers with the Moreno Valley (CA) Police Department were attempting to arrest a man suspected of holding a woman hostage in his car when the subject tried to choke a K-9 with his own collar.

Texas Sheriff: Illegal Immigrants "Destroyed" Valued Search Dogs

September 4, 2018
The Aransas County (TX) Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post that two tracking dogs that have in the past been instrumental in locating individuals with dementia and Alzheimer’s that wandered away from their homes were strangled by individuals believed to be in this country illegally.

Ohio Officer Forced to Shoot K-9 Partner During Attack in Training

September 2, 2018
An Ohio officer shot his police dog after it attacked him, leaving him with serious bite wounds, the Columbus Police Department said in a written statement.

Video: Maryland Chief Apologizes for Officer’s Comment About 'Black Bad Guy'

August 30, 2018
Chief Hank Stawinski said the officer—who is a dog handler in the department’s K-9 unit—misspoke and that the officer is "very troubled by the response that this has elicited in comparison to his record of service" to the community.

Maryland Chief Apologizes for Officer’s Comment About 'Black Bad Guy'

August 30, 2018
Chief Hank Stawinski said the officer—who is a dog handler in the department’s K-9 unit—misspoke and that the officer is "very troubled by the response that this has elicited in comparison to his record of service" to the community.

South Carolina K-9 Handler Suspended for Dog's "Hot Car" Death

August 24, 2018
Officer David Hurt of the Columbia (SC) Police Department has been suspended without pay for five days for leaving his partner—a Labrador retriever mix named "Turbo"—in a patrol vehicle where the dog was exposed to extreme heat and later died.

Texas Officer Died of Heart Attack After Training

August 22, 2018
He had spent approximately one hour in a bite suit during the training. Afterwards, he returned home where he collapsed.
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