#Police Dogs


Teens, When Lying to Your Parents, You Need to Up Your Game

[The following true story is based on a time when a good friend of mine’s then 16-year-old daughter tried to wriggle out of several lies she told her parents about a “sleepover” at a friend’s house, which in actuality was a party with several boys and alcohol, while her friend’s parents were out of town for the evening, unaware of what was taking place at their house.]
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Shropshire children asked to name new West Mercia Police pups

CHILDREN in Shropshire have been given the opportunity to choose the name for three future police dogs for West Mercia Police. Alongside our Economic Crime Unit, West Mercia Police are launching a competition for primary school aged children across Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Telford, to help name the new puppies.
Paducah, KYPaducah Sun

Police dog 'Fox' retires after 10 years

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office has retired Fox, a 12-year-old K-9 that has served as a police dog for 10 years. Sheriff Eddie McGuire said Fox had initially served the Paducah Police Department for seven years, before being purchased by the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office in January 2018. McGuire said...
Liberty Hill, TXlhindependent.com

Local scout on a mission to donate K9 to LHPD

It’s safe to say Jillian Hamrick, a 14-year-old incoming sophomore at Liberty Hill High School, has been busy this summer. When she’s not at Pacesetter K9 in Liberty Hill learning skills to handle drug and police dogs, she’s working on the creation of a program that will help teach students across the community about the importance of K9s.
Charlton, MAspectrumnews1.com

Charlton Police Department introduces K-9 Dozer, shares importance of resources for police dogs

CHARLTON, Mass. - K-9 Dozer is a new member of the Charlton Police Department. He’s trained to do different types of searches and to find suspects. “When we say they're on the front line, they are really in front of us doing work, that they're trained to do and that they, they enjoy doing every day,” Charlton Police Officer Derek Gaylord said. “They might not know the consequences on the other end of that.”
AnimalsShropshire Star

Pawfect new additions to West Mercia Police's dog unit need names

Youngsters in Shropshire have been invited to name three adorable police dog puppies. West Mercia Police has launched a paw-some competition to name three future police dogs who will take pride of place in the force's Dog Section. Children aged under 12 years can enter the competition, with a chance...
Bismarck, NDBismarck Tribune

Drug trial set for men who told police $6,300 in cash was from mom

One of three men arrested after Bismarck police said they found 1 ¾ pounds of meth and $6,300 cash in a car will go to trial in October. Emmanuel Hunter, 25, of Fargo, entered not guilty pleas on Friday to charges of felony drug possession and conspiracy. Defense attorney Thomas Burckhard did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Police use sensors to keep K9s cool in summer heat

BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) - Mandan police dogs Cooper and Medve are a vital part of the force. “Whether it’s doing free air sniffs on vehicles or room searches, stuff like that for narcotic work. Next month for certifications after that, he’ll be able to start clearing residents, tracking felony suspects, stuff like that,” said K9 officer Leo Belgarde.
Missouri Statenorthwestmoinfo.com

Missouri Senator Calls for Enhanced Penalties for Killing Police Dogs

Police officer Katarzyna Matuszewska after training with patrol dog Ort, in Warsaw, Poland, on Friday, March 19, 2021. When they age, the dogs and horses that serve in Poland's police, Border Guard and other services cannot always count on a rewarding existence. Responding to calls from concerned servicemen, the Interior Ministry has proposed a bill that would give the animals an official status and retirement pension, hoping this gesture of “ethical obligation” will win unanimous backing. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
San Diego, CAkusi.com

City Councilman proposed lifetime benefits to retired police dogs

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – San Diego City Councilman Chris Cate proposed that the city provide lifetime benefits to retired police dogs. “I am requesting a cost analysis for providing lifelong maintenance, veterinary care, and benefits for retired San Diego Police Department K-9s. These dogs are faithful public servants, and countless lives have been saved and preserved due to their efforts,” stated Councilmember Chris Cate.
Winston-salem, NCWinston-Salem Journal

Lobo, Winston-Salem police dog, has died

Lobo, a retired Winston-Salem police dog, died Thursday at the home of his handler. Lobo, an 11-year-old German shepherd, started his career with Officer Daniel Allen, the city of Winston-Salem said Friday on its Facebook page. Lobo was then assigned to Officer Lee Lemert from 2013 to 2018. Lobo and...
New Castle, PAPosted by
CBS Pittsburgh

New Castle Police K-9 Frankie Gets New Body Armor

By: KDKA-TV News Staff NEW CASTLE (KDKA) — New Castle Police Department’s K9 Frankie is getting new body armor. The department says a stab-proof vest was donated by Vested Interests In K9s, a non-profit group that supports first responder animals across the country. Since 2009, the group has donated more than 43,000 vests to police dogs.
Missouri Statekzimksim.com

Missouri State Senator Wants to Enhance Criminal Penalties for Killing Police Dogs

Missouri’s Senate Judiciary Committee chair wants to enhance the criminal penalty for killing a police dog, after a high-profile incident in his district in June. K9 Max was killed in the line of duty on June 30 in St. Joseph. State Senator Tony Luetkemeyer notes the current charge in Missouri for killing a law enforcement animal is a class E felony. He wants that increased.