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Tag: K-9 Units
California K-9 Deputy Under Investigation for Video Showing Him Disciplining Dog
Some people on social media immediately criticized the deputy, but an expert whose company imports police dogs and trains their handlers said he acted appropriately.
December 4, 2023
Former Iowa Deputy Expected to Plead Guilty in Death of K-9
The K-9 named "Bear" died last September. The deputy was accused of leaving Bear in his patrol vehicle for 22 hours.
November 14, 2023
FL Agency Recovers Lost K-9
Columbia County SO reported on Facebook early Tuesday that 24 hours of searching had failed to find the German shepherd, even though the search included helicopters, drones, and bloodhounds. Then a civilian called.
September 26, 2023
FL Sheriff's Office Hunting for K-9 Lost During Search in Woods
The suspect has since been caught, but K-9 Chaos, who got off leash during the search, is still missing in the woods.
September 25, 2023
Point of Law
Supreme Court to Hear Case on Constitutionality of K-9 Sniff
Idaho's top court concluded in March that K-9 Nero's exuberance amounted to a warrantless search, so it tossed the conviction.
September 5, 2023
MI Trooper Acquitted of Assault in K-9 Bite Case
Prosecutors contended Surbrook let his dog, Knox, engage on Robert Gilliam for nearly four minutes, even though Gilliam was clearly surrendering and was unable to flee.
August 11, 2023
OH Agency Changes Mind, Allows Transferring Handler to Keep K-9 Partner
An online fundraiser has racked up thousands in donations, and a police dog breeder has offered to give Bedford Heights police a trained K-9.
August 4, 2023
LA County Sheriff’s K-9 Airlifted After Overheating During Search
The dog was aiding the Special Enforcement Bureau, LASD’s elite tactical and search-and-rescue team, during efforts to find a missing hiker.
July 24, 2023
Indiana K-9 Shot and Killed During Foot Pursuit
July 18, 2023
Former WV Officer Could be Charged Over Disappearance of K-9
South Charleston detectives have completed their investigative report and forwarded to the prosecutor’s office to determine if any charges will be filed in connection with the dog’s disappearance.
June 22, 2023
Police Supporters Defeat CA Bill to Severely Restrict K-9 Use
Assembly Bill 742 would have prohibited police unleashing K-9s for apprehension or crowd control except in cases of imminent threat of severe bodily harm or death, effectively making a dog bite the same level on the use-of-force continuum as deadly force.
June 1, 2023
NC Sheriff’s K-9 Accidentally Killed by Police Officer
Knightdale police chief Lawrence Capps said the dog was accidentally shot by one of his officers.
May 26, 2023
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