Woman To Receive $520,000 After Attack By Police Dog

Woman To Receive $520,000 After Attack By Police Dog

The City of St. Paul (MN) reached a tentative agreement to pay a settlement of $520,000 to a woman wrongfully attacked by a St. Paul K-9 last year. Last September, Desiree Collins was taking out trash to a dumpster when a police dog, which was following the trail of a...
Abandoned Dog Tied To a Tree Made An Honorary K9 Officer

Abandoned Dog Tied To a Tree Made An Honorary K9 Officer

A scared, abandoned dog that was found tied to a tree was made an honorary K9 by the Solano (CA) County Sheriff’s Office. The dog was found by animal control officers Sunday night at an undisclosed location. Deputies say the dog was scared and cold when she was found....
K9 Officer Shoots Own Dog After Being Attacked

K9 Officer Shoots Own Dog After Being Attacked

A Columbus (OH) police officer was injured and forced to shoot his K9 partner, Saturday morning. According to Columbus police, it happened shortly before 9am Saturday at the Columbus Division of Police K9 office at 2609 McKinley Avenue. Officer Brian Carter was...
Boston Police Sergeant Deputizes Family Dog For a Day

Boston Police Sergeant Deputizes Family Dog For a Day

A family dog became a K-9 officer for a day after an emergency left their beloved pooch in the care of a Boston Police Department officer. On July 5, 2018, a family frantic to get their son into Boston Children’s Hospital approached Sgt. Sam Silta for help. Sgt....
San Francisco Police Separate K9 And Handler

San Francisco Police Separate K9 And Handler

What should have been a routine procedure has led to the separation of two partners. San Francisco Police Officer Val Kirwan retired on Friday. His K-9 partner of two years, Baro, was supposed to retire and return home with him. Instead, Baro is alone in a cage in a...

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