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Gunman Shot After
Fatally Wounding K9
Aug 3, 2023 4:26 AM CDT
Gunman Shot After Fatally Wounding K9
San Diego Police Department mourns Sir
- San Diego police shot and killed a gunman on a community college campus Wednesday after he fatally wounded a police dog, authorities said. The man was pronounced dead at a hospital after the confrontation at San Diego Mesa College, police said. His name wasn't immediately released. Police were investigating...
Dogs Bound for
K9 Training Die
in 'Freak Event'
Jul 31, 2023 8:56 AM CDT
Dogs Bound for K9 Training Die in 'Freak Event'
The air conditioning went out in the cargo area of the truck they were in
- At least eight German shepherds died Thursday while en route from Chicago to a K9 training center in Michigan City, Indiana, in what's being described as a "freak event." The driver was transporting 18 dogs when the AC unit in the separate cargo area went out. NBC...
Protections for Police Dog
in Patrol Car Fail—Fatally
Jun 14, 2023 11:28 AM CDT
Protections for Police Dog in Patrol Car Fail—Fatally
Houston police say air-conditioned vehicle shut off without warning, killing K9 Aron
- A police dog in Texas died in a "tragic accident" Monday as the air-conditioned patrol car the 4-year-old was housed in unexpectedly lost power. The handler of the Houston Police Department dog named Aron had left him in a "running, air-conditioned patrol vehicle, which is a necessary and...
Police K-9 Finds Missing
Nov 20, 2022 6:45 AM CST
Police K-9 Finds Missing 80-Year-Old Hunter
Michigan man had fallen into a river multiple times on a freezing day
- A police K-9 unit in Michigan rescued a missing 80-year-old hunter on a frigid day. State troopers in Lovells Township followed Loki as the dog tracked the hunter's scent and located him by the Au Sable River less than a mile from his home, reports the
Gig Driver Who Missed Car
Rental Payments Mauled by K9
Jan 6, 2022 10:54 AM CST
Gig Driver Who Missed Car Rental Payments Mauled by K9
Ali Badr is suing city of San Ramon, Calif., for excessive force after being pulled over by cops
- A gig driver badly mauled by a police dog is suing a San Francisco area suburb, alleging use of excessive force and violation of civil rights when police stopped him in December 2020 after he'd missed car rental payments, reports the AP . Dashboard and body-camera videos obtained by the...
Stay Off Radar
Oct 2, 2020 2:10 PM CDT
Attacks by Police Dogs Stay Off Radar
Those bitten are nearly all male, disproportionately Black
- There's evidence of another way force is used disproportionately, often without accountability, by police departments around the country. About 3,600 people—almost all men—are treated in emergency rooms each year for bites inflicted by police dogs. Statistics for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and Ferguson,...
Police Dog Has
Memorable First Shift
Aug 6, 2020 11:36 AM CDT
Police Dog Has Memorable First Shift
Max found missing mother, infant on Welsh mountainside
- A police dog on his very first shift managed to find a missing mother and infant in under two hours, despite their remote location on the edge of a Welsh mountain. The rookie, a 2-year-old German shepherd cross named Max, jumped into action before noon on Saturday, when Dyfed-Powys police...
Navy Investigating 'Target'
Used in K9 Attack Demo
Aug 3, 2020 8:43 AM CDT
Navy Investigating 'Target' Used in K9 Attack Demo
Military dogs went after man dressed as Colin Kaepernick at National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum
- In addition to US service members, military dogs are sent onto battlefields to help defeat foes, and a demonstration last year at a Florida nonprofit was meant to show how that's done. But video has now emerged of that demo in Fort Pierce at the National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum,...
Cops Couldn't Find
Missing Boy. They
Went to Plan B
Sep 18, 2019 9:55 AM CDT
Cops Couldn't Find Missing Boy. They Went to Plan B
K9 team tracks down 3-year-old with autism in 28 minutes in Florida
- For two hours on Sunday, sheriff's deputies methodically scoured the woods in a Pensacola suburb, frantically searching for a 3-year-old boy with autism who'd vanished. They came up empty, so they decided to pull out the big guns: the K9 team. "Once the [dogs] hit the ground,...
Cop Dumps Retired
Police Dog at Animal Shelter
Dec 14, 2018 7:51 AM CST
Cop Dumps Retired Police Dog at Animal Shelter
K9 handler demoted to patrol duty
- The Police Department in Jackson, Miss., says its K9 dogs are like "family"—so it was less than thrilled to discover that a retired police dog had been left at an animal shelter by his handler, who was meant to be looking after it. The department says officer...
Bites Anderson Cooper
Jun 15, 2017 3:40 PM CDT
'Anderson Cooper' Bites Anderson Cooper
A dog, and the CNN host were involved
- Anderson Cooper recently bit Anderson Cooper and pulled him to the ground. The Anderson Cooper doing the biting was a police dog in Norfolk, Va. The Anderson Cooper who was bitten was the CNN host. It was all thanks to his interest in Spike's K9 Fund , a nonprofit that...
In K-9 Officer's Backyard, a Dog's Remains Reveal a Lie
Jul 7, 2016 8:47 AM CDT
In K-9 Officer's Backyard, a Dog's Remains Reveal a Lie
Things have taken a strange turn since Daniel Peabody's police dog died in June
- When Georgia Lt. Daniel Peabody discovered on June 10 that he had left his K-9 police dog, a Belgian Malinois named Inca, in his patrol car for nearly three very hot and fatal hours, "Peabody was very distraught ... even to the point where he was transported to the hospital,...
Latest Hot-Car Death:
Police Dog Left
in Patrol Car
Jun 12, 2016 12:41 PM CDT
Latest Hot-Car Death: Police Dog Left in Patrol Car
Officer went to help wife with another dog, forgot about Inka
- The latest reminder that a momentary lapse can have deadly consequences comes via a Belgian Malinois named Inka, a K-9 police dog in Cherokee County, Ga., who died Friday after accidentally being left in a patrol car. As WSB-TV reports, Lt. Daniel Peabody could face charges in the case, which...
That K-9 Story May Not Have
Happy Ending After All
Feb 3, 2016 6:57 PM CST
That K-9 Story May Not Have Happy Ending After All
Retired police officer rejects deal that would allow him to keep K-9 partner
- The story of a retired Ohio police officer trying to buy the K-9 partner he loved like family touched people around the country, but it may not have a happy ending after all. Matt Hickey offered the city of Marietta $3,500 to buy his former partner Ajax, the AP...
Feb 2, 2016 7:19 AM CST
Ohio Ex-Cop Will Keep K9 Partner
Matt Hickey appointed auxiliary officer despite 'bad blood'
- Retired Ohio police officer Matt Hickey will get to keep his K9 partner, Ajax , but he "escalated the situation by being disingenuous," his former boss says, per the
New York Daily News
. Marietta Police Chief Rodney Hupp says Hickey—who announced he would have to bid on his...
Donations Pour In to Help
Ex-Cop Buy His K9 Partner
Jan 30, 2016 4:55 PM CST
Donations Pour In to Help Ex-Cop Buy His K9 Partner
The law says he has to bid on the dog at auction
- A retired Ohio police officer wants to purchase his longtime K9 partner, but the town says he's going to have to bid for him. Recently retired Marietta officer Matt Hickey wants to buy his partner, Ajax. He's offered to pay $3,500—Ajax's estimated value. But the...
Police Dog Finds Suspect
Hiding in Garbage Can
Jan 22, 2016 3:56 PM CST
Police Dog Finds Suspect Hiding in Garbage Can
'Great work, Falco!'
- Ah, the sweet smell of justice. Or is that garbage? A Fargo police dog named Falco helped the North Dakota Highway Patrol track down an elusive suspect early Friday morning, according to a post on the Fargo Police Department's Facebook page. Falco and his nose led troopers from the...
Russia Shows Solidarity With
France With Adorable Puppy
Nov 21, 2015 2:12 PM CST
Russia Shows Solidarity With France With Adorable Puppy
Russia hopes little Dobrynya can replace a police dog that died earlier this week
- Russia is sending a German shepherd puppy named Dobrynya to France in the cuddliest show of international solidarity possible, the
reports. In Russian folklore, Dobrynya was "the personification of strength, kindness, bravery and selflessness," according to Sky News . In a statement, a Russian official called the puppy...
Killed in Raid
Nov 18, 2015 7:44 AM CST
Police Dog Killed in Raid Outside Paris
5 officers also suffered minor injuries, authorities say
- A police dog named Diesel was killed during an operation Wednesday targeting the apparent mastermind of the Paris terror attacks. Authorities on Twitter say the 7-year-old Belgian shepherd, an assault and explosives search animal, "was killed by terrorists in the current operation in Saint-Denis." Police add at least...
Could Be in
Barking at Dog
Nov 12, 2015 4:22 PM CST
Raiders Player Could Be in Trouble for Barking at Dog
Taunting a police dog is a felony in Pennsylvania
- An Oakland Raiders linebacker is facing up to seven years in prison after he allegedly barked at a police dog shortly before playing against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field last Sunday, Penn Live reports. According to the
, K-9 Banditt was looking for explosives at the stadium when Ray-Ray...
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