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Police Dogs

October 24, 2012

Law enforcement agencies typically purchase K-9s from trainers or dealers who acquire them from Europe, where legacy blood lines have been long established. Breeds most commonly used for detection and apprehension include the Belgian Malonois, German Shepherd, Dutch Shepherd, and a variety of Labradors. Dogs can be single purpose (for apprehensions) or dual purpose for apprehensions and detection for narcotics, explosives, or cadavers. Read "K-9 Training Challenges" for more detail. Photos provided by Becki and John Johnston of AceK9.com.

Steelers' Roethlisberger Gives K-9 Grant To Ohio Agency

October 19, 2012
Pittsburgh Steelers' quarterback Ben Roethlisberger provided a K-9 training grant to the Kenton County (Ohio) Sheriff's Office on behalf of the Ben Roethlisberger Foundation at the Giving Back Fund.

K-9 Training Challenges

October 16, 2012

A police K-9 isn't a simple weapon used to attack suspects. At least not anymore. Temperament, sensory ability, and certain natural drives are just some of the considerations. Not just any dog has what it takes to work in law enforcement.

PETA Asks Police To Safeguard K-9 Partners from Heatstroke

October 13, 2012
In the wake of the deaths of numerous K-9 dogs who were left in hot police patrol cars this summer, PETA has sent a letter to more than 50 police associations urging them to encourage their members to install temperature-monitoring and heat-alert systems in K-9 units.

Steelers QB Gives K-9 Grant To Tenn. Agency

October 12, 2012
Pittsburgh Steelers' quarterback Ben Roethlisberger provided a K-9 training grant to the Millersville (Tenn.) Police Department on behalf of the Ben Roethlisberger Foundation at the Giving Back Fund.

Ga. Humane Society Calls for Investigation of Police K-9 Death

October 1, 2012
The dog, Sasha, was found dead Sept. 3 inside the Chevrolet Tahoe belonging to her handler, Lt. T.J. Frye of the Warwick Police Department in South Georgia, according to a Warwick police report. Frye returned home from a three-day trip to find the animal inside the vehicle. He later buried Sasha in his own yard.

N.M. Chief Resigns, Leaves K9 As Only Certified Member of Force

September 27, 2012
The police chief of the small eastern New Mexico town of Vaughn resigned Wednesday, leaving the town with just one certified member on its police forceā€”a drug-sniffing dog named Nikka.

Steelers' QB Gives K-9 Grant to Denver Sheriff

September 14, 2012
Pittsburgh Steelers' quarterback Ben Roethlisberger provided a K-9 training grant to the Denver Sheriff Department on behalf of the Ben Roethlisberger Foundation at the Giving Back Fund.

Calif. Man Injures Police Dog During Pursuit

September 12, 2012
A probationer repeatedly slammed the head of a Corona (Calif.) Police Department K-9 with a car door during a foot pursuit on Saturday.

K9 Transport System

August 23, 2012
The Havis K9 Transport System features a durable but lightweight aluminum structure and smooth radius edges. Havis has added the now-standard heavy-duty white powder coat finish to allow for easier cleaning and eliminate black oxide buildup on the dog's fur.

Police Links: Taking Care of Your Own

July 31, 2012
After The Fourth of July's combination of overflowing patriotism and excitement from numerous morons setting off illegal fireworks, the rest of the month can be a bit of a let-down, but here are some things you might want to read that appeared online this month.

Bark-9 Canine Vest

July 30, 2012
ProTech Tactical has redesigned its Bark-9 canine vest for law enforcement service dogs. The carrier is available with two ballistic options using the same materials as the PROTECH MR01 Type II and Type IIIA ballistic packages.

Melee After OIS In Calif.

July 23, 2012

A melee ensued at the crime scene of the shooting of a known gang member by officers with the Anaheim (Calif.) Police Department. A police K-9 escaped the handler and nearly bit an infant. Read the full story here.

Protech Tactical Introduces Redesigned Bark-9 Canine Vest

May 3, 2012
Safariland has introduced the Protech Bark-9 canine vest for law enforcement service dogs. The Bark-9 carrier is fully adjustable and incorporates a Cordura nylon exterior for long-lasting wear.

Calif. Police Dog Found Emaciated at Former Officer's Home

March 26, 2012
An anonymous tip led the SCPA to the severely emaciated and dehydrated German shepherd Ingo, who weighed 55 pounds or about 25 pounds less than a healthy dog.

N.J. Officers Say Farewell To K-9

March 20, 2012
Police officers and their K-9 partners gathered for a ceremony for Rosko, an 8 1/2 year old Atlantic City police dog who was euthanized after suffering from cancer.

Mich. Cop Dies While Jogging

February 29, 2012
A Michigan police officer died of an apparent heart attack while training for the agency's K-9 unit. Officer Andrew Rusticus, of the Grand Rapids Police Department, was 29 years old.

K-9 Back-Mounted Camera

February 29, 2012
Tactical Electronics' K-9 mounted camera (K-9MC4) is designed to transmit video to the handler. A built-in mini DVR records audio and video of operations directly to a 16GB SD card for post-operation review and archiving.

Steelers' QB Gives Nine K-9 Grants To Penn. Police

February 22, 2012
Pittsburgh Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger has awarded nine grants totaling $52,400 to police and fire departments in the Pittsburgh, Penn., area where the team plays its home games.

Michigan Officer Starts K-9 Unit, Serves 26 Years In Honor Guard

February 22, 2012

In 26 years, Officer Dan Foley has served continuously in the honor guard and successfully lobbied to start its first K-9 unit, for which he was a handler for 14 years with two different dogs. He has been selected as the February 2012 Officer of the Month.

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