SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) 02/10— A man who stabbed a Michigan police dog in the head during a hostage situation was fatally shot by officers inside a home,
CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. (AP) 07/10 — Authorities say a Georgia sheriff’s deputy shot and killed his K9 partner of four years after the dog suddenly attacked him.Read more »
SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) 05/24 — A police K9 in Georgia suddenly fell ill while chasing a suspect and died.
News outlets report the Gwinnett County police dog named Eli was working with his handler in Snellville on Thursday when he began to show symptoms believed to be heat-related.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 04/20 — A 30-year-old parole violator faces up to five years in prison when sentenced for killing a police dog, a crime that helped prompt lawmakers to increase the possible sentence in such cases.Read more »
ALEXANDRIA, N.H. (AP) 04/04 — New Hampshire State Police say they’ve arrested a couple suspected in an armed home invasion.
A homeowner in Alexandria told police a man and a woman wearing ski masks entered Thursday,
BOISE, Idaho (AP) 02/02 — A company has filed a lawsuit against Idaho State Police and Ada County after authorities seized nearly 7,000 pounds of cannabis from a truck headed to Colorado,Read more »
VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) 01/15 — Northern California authorities say a man was fatally shot by police after he stabbed two people and set a home on fire,Read more »
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) 12/14 — A Georgia police officer and a suspect died Thursday night after a traffic stop led to a foot chase and shooting just east of Atlanta,Read more »
DETROIT (AP) 11/12 — A vigil has been held for a man who authorities say was shot and killed by officers after fatally shooting a police dog in suburban Detroit.Read more »
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) 10/02 — Florida authorities say a teenager has been charged in the armed carjacking that killed a German shepherd police dog named Fang.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) 09/29 — The city of St. Paul has agreed to pay $520,000 to a woman who was attacked by a police dog last year as she was taking out her trash,
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.