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WI Community Raises $18K to Buy K9 Partner for Retired Officer Handler

Pushback from the village's residents was immediate. Petitions started floating around online to keep the pair together -- and a GoFundMe account was created to raise money to hep Patla purchase the dog.

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3 Oklahoma Troopers Seriously Injured During Procession for Slain Tulsa Officer

Three troopers on motorcycles crashed on the westbound lanes of the Kilpatrick Turnpike, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said. All are in serious condition.

Wisconsin Handler Will be Separated from K-9 Partner

An officer with the Twin Lakes (WI) Police Department will likely be separated from his K-9 partner after posting his two-week notice of departing the agency, and the village board determined that the dog would remain the "property" of the department.

Seattle Police Clear Out Occupied Zone, Arrest 31

Officers gave the order to disperse the area at 5 a.m. and gave protestors eight minutes to comply, informing them they could safely exit the region to the south.

Florida Agency Says "Goodbye" to Beloved K-9

Officers with the St. Petersburg (FL) Police Department said goodbye to one of its K-9s this week following retirement from duty due to undisclosed medical conditions.

NYPD Disbands Plainclothes Anti-Crime Enforcement Teams

The New York Police Department has taken what Police Commissioner Dermot Shea called a "seismic shift" in the agency's policing, disbanding the plainclothes anti-crime teams and reassigning those officers to other duties.

North Carolina Agency Welcomes Former Shelter Dog as Narcotics K-9

The Gaston (NC) Police Department has a new member of its narcotics enforcement team—K-9 Jax—that was once a rescue dog and was taken in and trained by a local establishment focused on animal care, shelter, and training.

Louisville Prohibits No-Knock Warrants

"In the aftermath of the tragic killing of Breonna Taylor, it is clear that the danger of these type of warrants pose to civilians and police officers is greater than their benefit," Mayor Greg Fischer said.

Michigan Department Changes Policy on Use of K-9 Assets in Apprehensions

The Saginaw (MI) Police Department has issued a policy change that mandates a significant change to the deployment of K-9 assets in the field—police dogs will no longer be used to apprehend suspects.

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Man Blowing Up ATM Killed in Philadelphia

Police say the deceased 24-year-old man tried using an explosive device to blow up the ATM by Sidekicks Sports Bar, but when the device went off, he was thrown to the ground with serious injuries. He was rushed to a nearby hospital and died.