By JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) 08/23 — A police dog handler has been suspended without pay for five days but won’t face criminal charges after his dog was left in a police vehicle for more than six hours and died from the South Carolina heat,
BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) 04/13 — A K-9 officer has been shot and killed while serving a warrant at a Massachusetts home and a suspect has been taken into custody.Read more »
By SUMMER BALLENTINE, Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) 02/13 — Missouri lawmakers on Monday voted down a bill that would have increased the penalties for killing or injuring police dogs after a bipartisan group of mainly black legislators spoke out against it.
BOSCAWEN, N.H. (AP) 01/24 — A New Hampshire man has been charged with resisting arrest and biting a police dog.
Police say the man unsuccessfully tried to hide under a pile of clothes to evade arrest over the weekend and then put the police dog in a chokehold and bit it on the head.
PITTSBURGH (AP) 12/11 — The family of a Pennsylvania man who fatally stabbed a police dog and then was killed by transit police officers is suing over his death.Read more »
DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer BOSTON (AP) 06/01 — Police dogs simply follow their noses to sniff out narcotics. But inhaling powerful opioids can be deadly,
JEFF KAROUB and COREY WILLIAMS, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) 11/24 — A Wayne State University police officer has died a day after he was shot in the head while on patrol near the campus in Detroit.
DELTONA, Fla. (AP) 11/23 — Investigators say a fugitive fatally shot a police dog that was chasing him in central Florida.
Volusia County Sheriff Ben Johnson tells local news outlets the dog named Forrest was shot Tuesday evening while chasing a man who started shooting at deputies.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) 11/12 — Authorities say two Idaho police officers were injured and a suspect was dead after a shooting during a search for a fugitive.
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SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. (AP) 10/04 — Authorities have captured a man wanted in the shooting of Dux, a K-9 that chased him the night before in Virginia.