Officers with the St. Petersburg (FL) Police Department said goodbye to one of its K-9s this week following retirement from duty due to undisclosed medical conditions.
The New York Police Department has taken what Police Commissioner Dermot Shea called a "seismic shift" in the agency's policing, disbanding the plainclothes anti-crime teams and reassigning those officers to other duties.
Social media users targeted Chase, saying “Euthanize the police dog,” “Defund the paw patrol," and "All dogs go to heaven, except the class traitors in the Paw Patrol.”
"In the aftermath of the tragic killing of Breonna Taylor, it is clear that the danger of these type of warrants pose to civilians and police officers is greater than their benefit," Mayor Greg Fischer said.
The Saginaw (MI) Police Department has issued a policy change that mandates a significant change to the deployment of K-9 assets in the field—police dogs will no longer be used to apprehend suspects.