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Georgia Officer Fatally Shot, K-9 Critically Wounded at Traffic Stop

December 14, 2018
Officer Edgar Flores of the DeKalb County (GA) Police Department was conducting a traffic stop on Thursday evening when a subject fled on foot, opening fire on Flores as he ran. Flores was struck and subsequently died from his wounds.

Indiana Police Officer Killed in Vehicle Pursuit

December 13, 2018
Sergeant Benton Bertram of the Charlestown Police Department was in pursuit of a driver suspected of a traffic violation when he reportedly lost control of his patrol vehicle, leaving the roadway and colliding with a tree.

Arkansas K-9 Shot at Standoff, Suspect in Custody

December 12, 2018
Officers learned that the shooting suspect, a 56-year-old woman, was inside the home and refused to surrender to police custody. After several hours of negotiating, police sent in K-9 Gabo. The woman reportedly opened fire on the dog and hit him.

California K-9 Killed, Handler Shot in Gunfight

December 10, 2018
An officer with the Tulare (CA) Police Department was wounded and his new K-9 partner killed in a gunfight over the weekend.

Illinois K-9 Finds Missing Suicidal Woman in Nighttime Search

December 3, 2018
Deputy John Forlenza and his K-9 partner Dax of the Lake County (IL) Sheriff's Office located an unidentified 32-year-old woman in mental distress.

Florida State Senator Files Bill to Triple Prison Time for Harming K-9s

November 29, 2018
Currently in Florida, killing a police dog is a third-degree felony -- which carries a sentence of up to five years in prison. If passed, the new legislation would make killing any public safety dog a second-degree felony, tripling the maximum prison sentence to up to 15 years.

Training the Bomb Hunters

November 16, 2018

Person-Borne Explosives Detection Dogs can detect explosives being carried on the body of a moving person.

Michigan K-9 Shot, Killed While Tracking Suspect

November 5, 2018
K-9 Axe had served with the St. Clair Shores Police Department for two years. K9 Axe was named in memory of U.S. Navy SEAL Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Axelson who was killed in combat in Afghanistan in 2005.

Teen Charged as Adult in Florida K-9′s Death

October 12, 2018
A 17-year-old had his case upgraded to adult status Thursday morning in the Sept. 30 shooting death of a Jacksonville, FL, police dog following an armed carjacking and chase, according to the State Attorney’s Office.

Tennessee Sheriff's Bloodhound Dies Suddenly

October 11, 2018
They rushed her to the UT College of Veterinary Medicine in Knoxville, but vets were unable to revive her. They believe she died of a previously undetected medical condition.

New Jersey Officer Arrested for Role in 2013 Arrest that Left Subject with 200 Stitches

October 11, 2018
An officer with the Atlantic City (NJ) Police Department has been arrested in connection with a June 2013 arrest that left a Linwood man with 200 stitches from wounds suffered from his K-9 partner.

LAPD K-9 Locates Missing 9-Year-Old Girl

October 11, 2018
The Los Angeles Police Department posted a picture of Molly on Facebook with the caption, "Hi. My name is 'Molly' and I’m a bloodhound for the LAPD. Today they called me to the scene of a missing 9 year old girl."

How Police Agencies Can Help Prevent K-9 Duty Deaths

October 5, 2018
A police K-9 is not just a member of the department—they are also a family member of the handler. Handlers and their K-9 partners basically spend their lives together—off duty and on—for many years. Most handlers keep their dogs after the animal is retired from active duty. The bond between a handler and "man's best friend" is truly unique. When a police dog dies in the line of duty, the emotional impact is just as difficult—albeit decidedly different—as when a human partner is killed.

Teen Charged in Florida K-9's Death

October 3, 2018
Florida authorities say a teenager has been charged in the armed carjacking that resulted in the death of a police dog named Fang.

Canines Bring Comfort to Victims

October 2, 2018

The goal whenever a comfort dog is used during a crisis is to "calm people down then push them off to the resources they need. We also do a lot of work with first responders, especially in debriefings."

Florida K-9 Shot and Killed Pursuing Carjacking Suspect

October 1, 2018
K-9 Fang was shot and killed when officers responded to a call of an armed carjacking taking place just before 0320 hours on Sunday.

Texas Deputy Dies of Heart Attack During K-9 Training

September 28, 2018
Deputy Sheriff Mark Cox of the Real County (TX) Sheriff's Office suffered a fatal heart attack while conducting canine training on Tuesday.

Video: Florida K-9 Takes Down Man Suspected of Attempted Kidnaping

September 19, 2018
Body-worn video showed K-9 "Titan" grab and hold onto 24-year-old Kevin Wilson, who had reportedly climbed into a second-story window, grabbed a child and fled. K-9 "Titan" and his handler found the suspect in a wooded area and took him into custody.

Florida K-9 Takes Down Man Suspected of Attempted Kidnaping

September 19, 2018
Body-worn video showed the K-9—named "Titan"—grab and hold onto 24-year-old Kevin Wilson, who had reportedly climbed into a second-story window, grabbed a child and fled. K-9 "Titan" and his handler found the suspect in a wooded area and took him into custody.

Indiana K-9 Removed from Duty after Killing another Dog at "Bacon Fest"

September 18, 2018
A police dog with the Portage (IN) Police Department has been removed from duty after it reportedly attacked and killed a Yorkshire Terrier at a public festival on Saturday.
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