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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.

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.
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