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Nebraska stray trained as drug-detecting police K9

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) — The death of Omaha Police K9 “Kobus” last weekend brings attention to the important job those dogs do. Not all police K9’s are trained to protect, many work to detect drugs or are trained for search… Read More »

Police dog Elsa wouldn’t ‘let it go’ when it came to catching suspect

Police dog Elsa wouldn’t ‘Let it Go’ when she pursued a suspect following a report of a two-in-one burglary. A Seat Ibiza, stolen during a break-in at a house in Coulby Newham last night, was found abandoned in Elmstone Gardens… Read More »

Police dogs save lives

People know police use dogs. Pop culture tells many that officers use them to sniff out drugs and bombs and to find fleeing suspects. But fewer people realize how important K-9s are to saving human lives, particularly the lives of… Read More »

Fallen OPD K-9 Kobus presented with U.S. Honor Flag

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – An Omaha police dog killed during a standoff over the weekend was presented with the US Honor Flag Tuesday. He’s the first canine to receive the honor. The Honor Network arrived in Omaha Tuesday evening to… Read More »

Lubbock man accused of punching police dog, assaulting officer indicted

A 19-year-old Lubbock man arrested earlier this month in connection with a home burglary was indicted Tuesday on three felonies, including kicking a police officer and punching a police dog. Jacob Flores is charged with a second-degree felony count of… Read More »

K-9 unit apprehends suspected car thief after stolen Subaru strikes police car

ANCHORAGE – A suspected car thief was apprehended by a K9 unit Tuesday after slamming a stolen vehicle into a police car and a building while attempting to flee, Anchorage police said. A police officer found the unoccupied stolen Subaru… Read More »

Pit bulls attack K-9 Laslo and deputy

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. — A Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Office Deputy and K9 Laslo are okay after being attacked by two pit bulls while responding to a call early Tuesday morning. Spokane Valley Sheriff’s deputies responded to a residence near East… Read More »

Hundreds gather to honor Canton police dog

“Car 69. K-9 60. Checkup,” a police radio echoed through the Canton Memorial Civic Center. “Car 69. K-9 60. Checkup,” the call came again. There was no answer. Only silence. Canton police K-9 Jethro, whose badge number was 60, died… Read More »

Kelontre Barefield | Burglary suspect accused of killing Canton K9 appears in court

CANTON, Ohio – Bond will remain at $5 million for the burglary suspect accused of shooting and killing a Canton police K9. Kelontre Barefield went in front of the judge Friday via closed circuit television after spending the week being… Read More »

Cops driving to K9 funeral rescue woman from overturned ambulette

Three NYPD cops who were driving to a K9 funeral stopped to rescue a woman from an overturned ambulette on a Pennsylvania highway on Thursday, officials said. NYPD officers Benny Colecchia, Daniel Rich and Matt Wicelinski were driving westbound on… Read More »