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Shots Fired: Tulsa, Oklahoma 06/10/1996

June 15, 2011

The incident started like a bad joke: "A black guy, a white guy, and an American Indian guy enter a restaurant..." But what happened when this diverse group walked into a Whataburger fast-food joint in Tulsa, Okla., shortly after 9 p.m. June 10, 1996, was not funny.

Shot LAPD Canine Officer Leaves Hospital

April 25, 2011
Los Angeles Police Officer Steven Jenkins, the canine unit officer who was shot by an irate husband earlier this month, left the hospital Saturday, and gave a "thumbs up" to the media and well-wishers.

Utah Mayor Participates In K-9 Demo

April 20, 2011

Provo, Utah, Mayor John Curtis donned a protective suit and volunteered to be attacked by a police dog during a demonstration at city hall.

Shots Fired: Clackamas County, Oregon, 12/05/2005

April 12, 2011

Seemingly as insensate to his own pain as that he inflicted on others, Donald Graham also possessed a reputation as a man who backed his words. And no promise meant more to him than the one he'd made his wife that he'd never go back to prison. He'd do what he had to do.

Sheriff's Dog Stabbed, Killed During Pursuit

April 4, 2011
Clark County (Wash.) Sheriff's Office dog, Kane, was attempting to apprehend 31-year-old Keegan Graves, who allegedly stabbed the black Dutch shepherd multiple times and kept running.

PETA Donation Assists Wounded N.J. K-9

January 29, 2011
After learning that a K-9 dog named Jordon was shot in the chest during a standoff between Salem (N.J.) Police and a suspect on on Wednesday, staffers from the animal-rights group PETA are chipping in and sending a contribution to the Salem County K-9 Association.

K-9 Drug Detection Cases

January 3, 2011

In the usual case, both the seizure and the search must be reasonable under the Fourth Amendment in order for the evidence to be admissible. The U.S. Supreme Court and federal appeals courts have considered both issues when officers have used K-9s to detect contraband.

Robbery Suspect Hurls N.J. Police Dog Into Traffic

December 1, 2010
A man fleeing after allegedly committing a robbery hurled a police K-9, Shultz, into traffic Tuesday night. Gloucester County (N.J.) PD later apprehended the suspect.

LAPD Considers Korean Jindo for K-9 Duty

November 8, 2010
Traditionally, the LAPD has relied on German and Dutch shepherds and Belgian Malinois for K-9 duty, but the mid-size Jindos are known for their intelligence and hunting ability.

New Orleans PD Suspends K-9 Apprehensions

October 11, 2010
Police Superintendent Ronal W. Serpas made the decision after receiving information from the Department of Justice that the apprehension area of the K-9 Division "showed deficiencies."

Pennsylvania K-9 Bites Trooper During Foot Pursuit

August 16, 2010
A Pennsylvania trooper is being treated for a severe dog bite caused when a Wyomissing PD K-9 accidentally chased him down during the foot pursuit of a bank-robbery suspect.

Vallejo PD Suspends SWAT and K-9

August 9, 2010
The message to SWAT teams everywhere is crystal clear: You need to do something to preserve your team now. Because if you don't someone else will do if for you. And it's a guarantee you won't like the results.

Ga. Police Dog Dies from Overheating During Pursuit

August 5, 2010
The dog, Aaros, and his handler were chasing burglary suspects in a wooded area Tuesday afternoon. Aaros collapsed and lost consciousness. He died on the way to the vet's office.

Should You Chase or Contain?

July 31, 2010

So should you chase or contain? It depends on the situation and what agency you work for. Just as there are a variety of threats to consider about suspects in flight, so too are there differences of opinion as to how to address the problem.

Former Miami-Dade Sergeant Faces Trial In K-9 Death

July 27, 2010
Cockfield, 55, has pleaded not guilty to charges of animal cruelty and killing his 4-year-old German shepherd, Duke. Several officers told internal affairs they witnessed Cockfield kick Duke three to six times.

California PD Suspends SWAT, K-9 Units To Delay Officer Layoffs

July 15, 2010
The city's budget adopted in June provides for 92 sworn positions for the 95-officer force. The department is hoping to reach 92 via attrition, according to the report.

Man Bites K-9 Officer at LAX

April 19, 2010
Prosecutors filed felony battery charges against a transient who bit an airport police officer at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday.

Free Sight-Saving Eye Exams Available for Service Dogs

March 23, 2010
The ACVO/Merial National Service Dog Eye Exam Event brings together veterinary ophthalmologists and thousands of service dogs for free exams. Registration begins April 1st for the May 2010 event.

Phoenix K-9 Officer Honored For Rescuing Abducted Girl on Christmas

December 29, 2009
The decisive action of Phoenix K-9 officer Mike Burns resulted in the return of a 5-year-old girl, who was abducted by a parolee on Christmas Day, AZCentral.com reports.

California K-9 Killed By Police After He Bites Officer

December 17, 2009
Billy bit another officer assisting on the call. The dog did not let go when his handler ordered him to do so, and the officer being bitten shot him to death, Scott said.
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