“As an organization dedicated to delivering solutions and tools that help sworn and civilian law enforcement professionals keep their communities safer and do their jobs efficiently, we are thrilled to kick off fundraising efforts to support retired K-9s,” commented Lt. Michael Ledoux (retired), business development manager at Carfax for Police.
December 2, 2021
San Diego Councilmember Chris Cate wants the city’s police dogs to get the same kind of lifelong healthcare benefits that human police officers get.
August 25, 2021
Max was a 2-year member of the force and served on the Special Reponse Team, assisting in calls to help apprehend dangerous felons. He was partnered with Officer Lucas Winder.
July 1, 2021
The video at the center of the investigation shows the officer placing a collar on 4-year-old K-9 Zuul, then lifting the dog off the ground using the collar. After struggling to get the dog into the back of a vehicle, the officer appears to strike the animal.
March 3, 2021
Blaine, MN, police say officers first responded to a report of a shoplifting at a Kohl’s just before 1 p.m. Officers soon located the suspects in a stolen car. They drove off, then reportedly carjacked the driver of a pick-up truck at gunpoint and fled north on Highway 65.
February 25, 2021
The vehicle ended up stuck in snow and one of the occupants, a male suspect, who attempted to run was found in deep snow. Officers were attempting to bring him into custody when their dog, Oliver, was stabbed repeatedly with a knife, police say.
February 4, 2021
Sarver said he and suspect Christian Lee Guzman had an intense struggle, as Guzman tried to steal a car outside of San Marcos Premium Outlets. At the time, Sarver had no idea there were two girls, a 10 and 15-year-old, inside the car. Then they started screaming.
February 2, 2021
Attorney General Gurbir Grewal directed staff to research how many police dogs are in the state, how they are trained and when they’ve bitten residents, among other information, and submit recommendations by the end of March.
January 6, 2021
Years later a series of articles in the Washington Post alleging police brutality at the Prince George's County PD triggered an FBI investigation into the dog bite incident, Mohr was indicted and tried.
December 24, 2020
Officers with the Pittsburgh (PA) Police Department are now mourning the death of a K-9 who had served that community for more than a decade.
October 7, 2020
An officer with the Salt Lake City Police Department faces charges of aggravated assault stemming from an April 2020 incident in which he allegedly ordered his K-9 to bite a subject who was reportedly compliant with commands to get on the ground and raise his hands.
September 17, 2020
A K-9 with the Vacaville (CA) Police Department is now credited with the apprehension of two burglary suspects who had attempted to hide from police after leading them on a vehicle pursuit.
September 14, 2020
K-9 Ronja, a two-year-old German shepherd, was reportedly engaging the murder suspect when he shot her.
August 14, 2020
K-9 Ozzy—a drug-detection dog—was found dead in the patrol vehicle by his handler in August 2019.
August 14, 2020
K-9 Mik with the Roy City (UT) Police Department was shot in the face but is expected to fully recover.
August 11, 2020