“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
After the suspect's vehicle was disabled, “Troopers ordered the driver to exit the vehicle, but he refused, so a State Police K-9 was utilized to assist troopers entering the vehicle to apprehend the suspect,” the agency said in a statement.
August 17, 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
Arlo suffered a shot to his leg and another bullet that went into his shoulder and neck. He was rushed to a local veterinarian clinic where he had surgery to be stabilized, but it was discovered that one of the bullets was still lodged in Arlo near his spine.
January 19, 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
The incident occurred on Nov. 17 as Officer Justin Darby and his Belgian Malinois K-9 officer named Sjaak -- pronounced “Jacques” -- were driving on Murfreesboro Road in La Vergne, Tennessee, when a gunman pulled up alongside them and opened fire on their patrol car before speeding off, police say.
November 19, 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
K-9 Baxter is expected to serve in an emotional support role, lifting the spirits of officers and victims of criminal activity.
October 6, 2020
The Fountain (CO) Police Department has named its new K-9 "Moody" in honor of Marshal John Lindamood, who was shot and killed in 1921. At the time of his death, Lindamood was 45 years old.
September 25, 2020