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Wounded Portland police Officer Jeff Dorn says his K-9 Kept him Alive: ‘Mick Saved my Life’

Portland police K-9 unit Officer Jeff Dorn, a 16-year bureau veteran, is recovering from leg wounds and his police dog Mick was fatally shot in Wednesday morning’s early shootout with burglary suspects in Southwest Portland. Police released the officer’s and… Read More »

Accelerant Detection Dog Searches After San Jose Fire

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) — Investigators continue to comb the site of a weekend fire in San Jose looking for a cause and concerned that the blaze could have claimed victims. At South Montgomery Street and Park Avenue accelerant K-9… Read More »

Toledo Police K-9 Sniffs out Over 100 lbs. of Pot

TOLEDO — One of Toledo’s finest four-legged officers is being credited with helping take over 100 lbs. of marijuana off the city’s streets. According to Toledo Police, detectives from Vice Narcotics were assisted by K9 “Luke” on a Knock and… Read More »

MWD Demos Capabilities

AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar – Airmen deployed to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, gathered for a military working dog demonstration hosted by 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron Airmen April 6, 2014. The 379th ESFS uses demonstrations as an opportunity… Read More »

Bloodhounds Play More Prominent Role in K-9 Units

NEW MANCHESTER – In the movie “Cool Hand Luke,” one of the bloodhounds tracking the petty criminal Luke, played by Paul Newman, pursues him with such drive and singleness of purpose that the dog ends up dying of exhaustion. While… Read More »

Border Patrol Arrests Siblings Suspected of Smuggling $700K in Cocaine

U.S. Border Patrol agents at the Interstate 5 checkpoint in San Clemente apprehended a man and woman Thursday who had 54 pounds of cocaine inside their vehicle. At approximately 7 a.m., agents at the checkpoint encountered a 33-year-old driver in a 2003… Read More »

K9 Search And Rescue Group Trains For Severe Spring Weather

TULSA, Oklahoma – Volunteer search and rescue teams are preparing for the stormy season when tornadoes and flash floods strike. One group of K-9 handlers is prepared to save lives. East Oklahoma K9 Search and Rescue covers the entire region… Read More »

Police dogs training for Boston Marathon service

(WPRI) – Security at this year’s Boston Marathon will be tighter than ever before, and one training facility in Massachusetts is making sure all members of the team are ready to fulfill duties. The Massachusetts Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and… Read More »

Military K-9s Experience Medvac Training at Camp Bondsteel

CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo – Spc. Katie Lane strapped herself onto the hoist next to a simulated casualty that would be lifted skyward over 50 feet in the air to a hovering helicopter. Fitted with a special pair of goggles and… Read More »

Springfield K-9 Unit Locates Holyoke Man Who Evaded Police

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WSHM) -A Springfield K-9 officer was able to track down a suspect in the pouring rain after he nearly hit an officer’s cruiser and crashed into a traffic island at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday. Police initially saw the… Read More »