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Video: High-Speed Chase In S.C.

February 16, 2012
The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating an arrest captured on a deputy's dash-cam following a high-speed pursuit in Charleston County.

Video: Court Rules N.C. Trooper who Kicked K-9 Should Get Job Back

February 9, 2012
A widely distributed video of a North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper kicking his narcotics-sniffing dog brought an outpouring of sympathy for the Belgian Malinois that stumbled to the ground in the incident.

N.C. Trooper Kicks K-9 Partner

February 9, 2012

A court has ruled that former North Carolina Highway Patrolman Charles Jones should get his job back. Trooper Jones was fired, after cell-phone video showed him kicking his K-9 partner.

Body of Missing Missouri Trooper Found

January 13, 2012
Searchers have discovered the body of a missing Missouri Highway Patrol trooper who was swept away by Missouri River flood waters last summer.

Man Assaults Police Dog, Deputies In W.Va. Cabin

January 11, 2012
Fayette County (W.Va.) Sheriff's deputies shot a man Tuesday who the agency had been investigating on possible child abuse and neglect charges.

Getting the Most Out of K-9 Units

December 19, 2011

K-9 teams are considered force multipliers. One K-9 team can do the work of many officers, which frees up officers for other duties. A K-9 team is an effective tool if its use is understood by those that call on them to support their operations.

N.Y. Sheriff's K-9 Dies In Building Search

December 6, 2011
Niagara County Sheriff's Deputy Craig Beiter and Rocky were searching St. Mary's Hospital in Niagara Falls on Sunday, when Rocky jumped over a over a three-foot retaining wall and fell about 60 feet to his death.

Steelers' QB Gives K-9 Grant to Kansas City PD

November 23, 2011
Pittsburgh Steelers' quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has awarded a grant to the Kansas City (Mo.) Police Department for a dual-purpose police dog that will be put to work on the during the 2012 MLB All-Star Game and at presidential-candidate events.

Steelers' QB Gives K-9 Grant to Ohio Police

November 11, 2011
Pittsburgh Steelers' quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, an Ohio native, has awarded a grant to the Norwood (Ohio) Police Department to fund training and safety equipment for the K-9 unit.

Video: Ind. K-9 Handler Accidentally Shoots Dog

November 10, 2011
A Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office K-9 handler accidentally shot his dog after a probation violator released three pit bulls that attacked the dog while the officers were serving a warrant.

Ind. K-9 Handler Accidentally Shoots Dog

November 10, 2011

A Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office K-9 handler accidentally shot his dog, after a probation violator released three pit bulls that attacked the dog.

Vehicle Checkpoints

November 1, 2011

Checkpoint stops are different-multiple vehicles are stopped one after the other, at the same place, without any suspicion beforehand that anyone in particular may be engaged in unlawful activity.

Chicago Police Dogs Named After 9/11 Responders

September 9, 2011
Officer Nick Spencer's black Labrador retriever Ggillis (with the extra "g") is named after Sgt. Rodney Gillis, an NYPD sergeant who was killed after racing into the World Trade Center.

Chicago Police Seize $33 Million In Marijuana

August 23, 2011
A Chicago PD narcotics unit's investigation has led to one of the largest narcotics seizures in the department's recent history, netting more than 12,000 pounds of marijuana, seven arrests, seven vehicles, and two firearms.

LAPD Arrests Double-Murder Suspect who Fired at Officers

August 22, 2011
Brent Zubeck, 43, is a suspect in the slaying of a Chatsworth couple found dead in the trash bin of their home. Late Sunday, Zubeck fired at officers outside a Ralph's grocery store at Ventura Boulevard and Libbit Avenue.

K-9 History: Riverside (Calif.) PD

August 19, 2011

Riverside (Calif.) Police Officer Loren Mitchell became the first officer in his agency to work with a police dog when he was partnered up with "PAL" in 1958. Chief Sergio Diaz and the City Council honored the now-retired Officer Mitchell for this historical achievement at a City Hall ceremony. The photo gallery includes an apprehension the pair made during a 1950s traffic stop.

Missouri Trooper, K-9 Swept Away by Flood Waters

August 2, 2011
Trooper Frederick Guthrie, 46, likely drowned Monday afternoon in Holt County. His patrol vehicle was found at the junction of Missouri 118 and Missouri 111. His K-9, Reed, has not been located.

Indiana K-9 Cop Fatally Shot Serving Warrant

July 11, 2011
Officer Brent Long, a six-year veteran, was shot serving the warrant at an apartment. Long, who was also a member of SWAT, and his dog Shadow were involved in major drug busts in the past two years.

Pennsylvania K-9 Officer Shot During Foot Pursuit

June 30, 2011
This morning, Deputy Kyle Pagerly succumbed to injuries suffered when he was shot in the head with an AK-47 by Matthew Connor, 25, late Wednesday at an Albany Township residence.

Shots Fired: Tulsa, Okla., The Alley

June 15, 2011

Tulsa K-9 Officer Steve Downie was summononed to a dark alley about a mile from a fast-food restaurant that had been robbed on June 10, 1996. Officer Downie and Officer Dick Hobson began searching the alley on foot, when muzzle blasts lighted up the area. Suspect Steven Williams, 21, had engaged officers with a shotgun, firing from a darkened corner in front of a steel plate (visible on the right). Read the full story, as our "Shots Fired" feature for June. Photos are courtesy of Steve Downie.

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