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Gunman Killed in California Officer-Involved Shooting

A gunman is dead following an officer-involved shooting in California's Central Valley on Tuesday evening. The K-9 who was initially reported to have been shot and wounded was unharmed.

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UK Welcomes Law that Increases Penalty for Subjects that Attack K-9s

Handlers and K-9s in the United Kingdom are welcoming a new law that went into effect earlier this week that significantly increases the maximum penalty for offenders who attack a service dog.

Massachusetts K-9, Handler Injured in Vehicle Collision

An officer with the Hingham (MA) Police Department and his K-9 partner were injured in a vehicle collision over the weekend.

Louisiana Deputy Killed in Crash on the Way to Work

A deputy with the East Baton Rouge Parish (LA) Sheriff’s Office died in a single-vehicle wreck Thursday morning.

Arizona Man Charged With Assault for Stabbing Tucson Police Department K-9

An Arizona man is facing charges of aggravated assault on a police officer and armed robbery following an incident in Tucson on Wednesday.

Florida Increases Penalties for Killing, Injuring Police K-9s

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Friday making that crime a second-degree felony punishable by up to 15 years in prison. It was previously a third-degree felony punishable by up to five years in prison.

Oregon K-9 Struck by Hundreds of Porcupine Quills During Pursuit

A K-9 with the Coos County (OR) Sheriff's Office suffered serious injury when it was struck by hundreds of porcupine quills during a pursuit of a wanted subject over the weekend.

A K-9 Unit Has Benefits for Police Departments and Communities Alike

A police K-9 unit is instrumental in myriad missions, including drug enforcement, search and rescue, fugitive apprehension, and of course, public relations. So when a K-9 is injured or killed, they are treated with nearly as much reverence and respect as when a police officer suffers a similar fate.

New York Officer, K-9 Involved in Traffic Collision While Responding to Man-with-Gun Call

Officer Jared Domaracki and K-9 Lehner were responding to the call at approximately 8:00 when another vehicle struck them at an intersection.

Wisconsin K-9 Stabbed Multiple Times Faces Difficult Recovery

A K-9 with the Green Bay Police Department was stabbed multiple times on Saturday night during a call about a man with a gun.