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SC Trooper Helps Motorist by Pulling Snake from Car
“She was having a rough day, that’s for sure,” Sergeant Jonathan Oxandaboure said. “I felt bad for the lady because she wanted to burn the car.”
September 8, 2023
MI Trooper Adopts Dog She Rescued
Trooper Kayla Moore, of the MSP Gaylord Post, responded to the call, captured the dog and took her to Antrim County Animal Shelter, police said.
July 20, 2023
Massachusetts Officer's Dog Shooting Prompts Roll-Call Training Reminders
Every year, there are countless incidents in which officers conducting regular patrol functions encounter dogs. Some events end with the dog being fatally shot. Many other episodes are innocuous. Here are some tactical tips for discussion at roll call before your next shift.
October 14, 2022
Tampa Officers Rescue Kitten as Hurricane Ian Hits Florida
At first, the family wanted to name the kitten Ian. But, when it was revealed the kitten was a female the family chose to name her Stormie.
September 30, 2022
Colorado SRO Rescues Fox Tangled in School’s Soccer Net
School resource officer Deputy Koski was called to the soccer field at Ponderosa High School early Thursday morning regarding the fox.
September 9, 2022
Goat Eats Alabama Deputy’s Paperwork
Madison County Sheriff’s Deputy Casey Thrower explained that due to the number of homes he visits daily, on occasions he leaves his vehicle door open because he’s had to retreat from being attacked by canines.
August 29, 2022
Kansas Deputy Injured, Man Killed by Buffalo
The deputy was dispatched to the area Sunday evening where he found the animal and attempted to get it to return to a pasture. The buffalo charged and injured the deputy, and another deputy shot and killed the animal before it could attack again.
August 9, 2022
Minneapolis Training on K-9 CPR Offers Reminder for Contacts with Animals
Police leaders would do well to seek outside assistance from animal experts to help patrol officers be prepared for what is a nearly certain eventuality—dealing with an animal in need of immediate rescue or humane euthanasia.
April 1, 2022
Trooper Rescues Swan from Detroit Highway
The swan was standing on the shoulder of I-696. The trooper was able to put the animal into a bag and brought it to the MSP post.
March 16, 2022
FL Officer Rescues Baby Dolphin Trapped in Fishing Net
In the video, the officer can be seen using a pole to gently grab the netting tangled around the baby dolphin’s body then cutting away the net with a folding knife
January 13, 2022
Dog Running on Highway Leads NH Officers to Rescue Owner
The officers soon found a badly damaged pickup truck that had rolled over. They also discovered that the driver and a passenger had been ejected from the vehicle and were hypothermic and seriously injured.
January 10, 2022
MA Trooper Reunites Family with Lost Dog Found on Highway
With the help of others who stopped, Trooper Phan slowed traffic and they were able to get the dog into his cruiser.
December 28, 2021
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