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Steelers QB Gives K-9 Grants To Pittsburgh-Area Agencies

February 6, 2013
Pittsburgh Steelers' quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has provided eight K-9 training grants totaling more than $66,000 to law enforcement agencies in the Pittsburgh area on behalf of the Ben Roethlisberger Foundation at the Giving Back Fund.

Fla. Man Kills K-9 After Chase

February 1, 2013
Florida sheriff's deputies shot and wounded a man who opened fire on them and killed a police dog in the K-9 unit.

Steelers' QB Gives K-9 Grant To Texas Agency

December 19, 2012
The Arlington PD plans to use the funds for equipment and other needs for their K-9 unit, which consists of three teams of handlers and dogs.

Hot-N-Pop Pro

December 14, 2012
AceK9 has added a new feature to its Hot-N-Pop Pro and K9 Heat Alarm Pro products called "No K9 Left Behind" to prevent handlers from leaving a K9 in an unattended vehicle.

Steelers' QB Gives K-9 Grant To Baltimore PD

November 29, 2012
The Baltimore PD plans to use the funds to add a bomb-detecting dog to their K-9 unit and to purchase a bite suit for training purposes.

Steelers' QB Gives K-9 Grant To Ohio Agency

November 28, 2012
The South Euclid PD retired K-9 Rex in July and plans to use the funds to purchase a new canine for their department. The funds will also be used to purchase a ballistic vest for the new dog and other necessary training and safety equipment.

Blue Ink: Reader Police Tattoos

November 21, 2012

We asked you to show us your "blue ink," and many of you responded with images of your law enforcement tattoos that carry a personal significance regarding a fallen partner, inspirational Biblical reference, or special accomplishment. Photos courtesy of PoliceMag.com readers.

Steelers' Roethlisberger Gives K-9 Grant To N.J. Agency

November 2, 2012
The Jersey City PD will use the funds to purchase much needed equipment for their K-9 unit service dogs including crates, ballistic vests, and combat harnesses among other gear for their 10 canines.

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Fla. Drug Dog Case

October 31, 2012
A suspect's Fourth Amendment right to grow marijuana in the privacy of a home will be tested in a Florida case the U.S. Supreme Court began hearing Wednesday.

Insurer Apologizes for Canceling Deputy's Policy

October 29, 2012
An insurance company that canceled the homeowner's policy of a Nebraska sheriff's deputy because of his K-9 unit dog said it's looking to change its practices regarding police dogs.

Home Insurer Drops Neb. Deputy Over Police Dog

October 25, 2012
A home insurance company has dropped a Nebraska sheriff's deputy from coverage, telling him they're not willing to bear the risk the police dog at his Omaha home.

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.

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.
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