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N.J. Man Sues Over K-9 Arrest

October 2, 2013

A New Jersey man arrested by a K-9 unit outside a casino has filed a lawsuit against the Atlantic City (N.J.) Police Department claiming excessive force. Read the full story here.

Video: Pantsless Man Captured After Okla. Manhunt

October 1, 2013
Oklahoma County Sheriff's deputies arrested a suspect who broke into a home wearing only boxer briefs after he attempted to elude deputies during a manhunt on Monday.

Pantsless Man Captured After Okla. Manhunt

October 1, 2013

Oklahoma County Sheriff's deputies arrested a suspect who broke into a home wearing only boxer briefs after he attempted to elude deputies during a manhunt. Read the full story here.

What the Dog Knows

September 30, 2013

We talk to Cat Warren about her memoir "What the Dog Knows: The Science and Wonder of Working Dogs." Warren explains how she and her German shepherd Solo have assisted several North Carolina law enforcement agencies. Solo has become a skilled cadaver dog and Warren explains how canine noses can be trained to locate missing people, drowning victims 200 feet below the water surface and unmarked Civil War graves.

Wash. K-9 Stabbed at Domestic Call

September 26, 2013
A Kent (Wash.) Police dog has been released from the hospital and is recovering after he was stabbed by a domestic-violence suspect Tuesday night.

Fla. K-9 Killed at Burglary Call

September 24, 2013
The Miami Gardens Police Department will mourn one of its K-9 officers Wednesday after the police dog was killed investigating a burglary. Max, a German shepherd, was mortally wounded when a glass panel fell on him.

K-9 Saint Michael Joins Conn. Force

September 20, 2013
Newtown's newest K-9 Officer Saint Michael, a two-year-old German shepherd, was sworn in today during a ceremony to pay tribute to the Newtown (Conn.) Police Department's recently deceased K-9 officer Baro at the Newtown Municipal Center.

Calif. K-9s Compete for Top Dog

September 10, 2013
At least 16 officers from more than a dozen northern California agencies competed in the 10th annual Art O'Keefe Memorial Police Canine Competition Saturday in Lodi.

N.J. Law Makes It Illegal to Threaten Police Dogs

August 15, 2013
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.

Shots Fired: Jackson County, Kansas 02/18/2000

August 11, 2013

No sooner were the words out of Schoen's mouth than he observed the shooter coming down the ladder in front of the house and walking toward his patrol car. He heard his K-9, "Falco," barking at the man from his back seat kennel.

K-9 Vehicle Searches

August 6, 2013

Two U.S. Supreme Court cases from Florida have clarified the use of police dogs by officers for search vehicles and private properties. Law enforcement appeared to score a victory in Florida v. Harris, in which the court validated a search that resulted in the discovery of narcotics in a vehicle. View our gallery of K-9 vehicle searches. Photos courtesy of Becki and John Johnston/AceK9.com.

Suspect Nearly Drowns Orlando Police Dog

August 6, 2013
A burglary suspect attempted to drown an Orlando Police K-9 after the dog followed him into a swampy area near the Audubon Park neighborhood.

Ill. Police Dog Killed In Code 3 Crash

August 5, 2013
A Peru (Ill.) Police dog died Saturday when the handler's vehicle was struck by another vehicle while responding to an armed robbery call. Kali, a female Belgian Malinois, was ejected from the vehicle and fatally injured during the accident.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife's K-9 Detectors

August 1, 2013

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service started a K-9 detection program that uses Labrador mixes to locate illegally transported exotic animals and products at five U.S. airports. Video by Kareem Girgis. Read the full story here.

Video: U.S. Fish & Wildlife's K-9 Detectors

July 31, 2013
Just as detector dogs can be trained to locate narcotics or bomb-making materials, they can also be trained to find exotic animals smuggled through U.S. airports.

Killing Police Animals Now a Felony In New York

July 30, 2013
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that now makes it a felony to kill a police dog or horse, increasing the penalty from a misdemeanor when the law goes into effect in November.

Fla. K-9 Apprehends Murder Suspect, Retires

July 29, 2013
A Hillsborough County (Fla.) Sheriff's police dog nabbed one last suspect, who was wanted for murder, before retiring Friday to cap a successful career, the agency said.

Brief Your Force About New Special Units

July 2, 2013
Police departments are not powered by electricity or petroleum; they run off rumor and innuendo. If you start something new and don't tell anyone, the rumor mill will create its job description.

Ala. Handler Forced to Kill K-9 Who Attacked Him

July 1, 2013
A Hanceville (Ala.) Police K-9 handler shot and killed his canine companion late last month after the dog attacked him and began biting his head.

Ind. Deputy Wounded, K-9 Killed In Standoff

June 25, 2013
Two Indiana State Police SWAT teams ended a 10-hour standoff late Monday with an emotionally disturbed former firefighter, who surrendered after wounding a deputy and killing a police dog.
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