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Search Result: K-9 Units

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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.

Montana Officer Needed Hebrew Interpreter For K-9 Partner

December 9, 2009
Miky was trained by the Israeli Defense Forces to sniff out explosives. When he arrived at the Helena Police Department, there was a problem. Miky had been trained entirely in Hebrew.

Normally I'd Just Hump Your Leg, But OK

November 17, 2009
Fortunately, K-9s are not just the butts (or other anatomical parts) of pranks. Some actually get the opportunity to do great police work.

Teaching All Dogs New Tricks

November 12, 2009

As the role of the police dog expands, training has taken on more importance, even as economic times threaten the funding for the dogs and their handlers.

How to Coexist with a K-9 Unit

October 7, 2009
Unless there is animosity between SWAT and K-9, or their tactics are incompatible, they should be able to work out mutually acceptable tactics to accomplish most missions.
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