Stories tagged: K-9
Sun., April 22, 2018, 9:56 a.m.
Pooch rescued from Oregon shelter now Washington K-9 dog
Criminals in the Tri-Cities will have a harder time trying to hide their drugs with Sawyer on duty.
Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 6 a.m.
Trainer turns pets into professional canine workers
MISSOULA – Fear smells different than apathy. Just ask your dog. It knows.
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 11:27 a.m.
Trooper mistakenly kills K-9 partner during pit bull attack
GREIG, N.Y. – A state police trooper accidentally killed his K-9 partner when trying to protect it from a pit bull attack during a search of a New York residence. …
Sat., March 4, 2017, 10:33 p.m.
Boise police have new police dog following shooting
The Boise Police Department has a new police dog to replace a dog shot and killed by a suspect who also wounded two police officers.
Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 5 a.m.
Laslo, sheriff’s K-9 who helped catch nearly 500 suspects, is retiring
Spokane County sheriff’s K-9 Laslo is retiring after assisting in nearly 500 apprehensions.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
Man apprehended by K-9 Laslo after dropping gun in police chase in East Central Spokane
A man driving a stolen Jeep hauling a stolen trailer led police on a chase early this morning, ending near Liberty Park where he was apprehended by a corporal’s K9, …
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 6:18 p.m.
K-9s training in five-week class in Newman Lake
Two weeks ago Rebel was just an average Dutch Shepherd and Chewelah police Officer Matt Miller was just your average patrol cop, but now Rebel strains at the leash and …
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016, 12:07 p.m.
Lawsuit: Police dog had teeth filed, still caused bite wound
A new federal lawsuit says Tukwila police were so concerned about a police dog’s propensity to bite suspects and officers themselves that they had the animal’s teeth filed down. Nevertheless, …
Sun., Oct. 30, 2016, 4:39 p.m.
Lawsuit: Tukwila police dog had teeth filed, still caused bite wound
Tukwila police were so concerned about a police dog’s propensity to bite suspects and officers themselves that they had the animal’s teeth filed down. But just weeks later the K-9 …
Thu., Sept. 24, 2015
Canine crime fighter to return to dog’s life
Few will have the experience of leaving their careers on top. Five-year-old Deacon, a German shepherd who has served the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office since December 2013, is among them.
Sun., Feb. 1, 2015
Spokane police to investigate chase, shooting
The Spokane Police Department is leading the investigation into the exchange of gunfire Friday night between a man and a county deputy who was chasing him in Spokane Valley. A …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 30, 2015, 11:28 p.m.
Deputy returns fire and shoots man, incident likely captured by officer body camera
A Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy shot a man tonight after the man fired at him, sheriff’s spokesman Deputy Mark Gregory said.
Thu., Dec. 19, 2013
K-9s, handlers graduate from training
Sheriff’s dog Deacon lays close to the ground, ready to pounce. His eyes train on the “bad guy,” who stands several yards away. It only takes a few words from …
Tue., July 23, 2013, 7:48 a.m.
Spokane sheriff’s deputies tase alleged burglar
A 28-year-old man who is suspected of burglarizing several homes in Spokane Valley is in the hospital after sheriff’s deputies tased him early Tuesday morning.
Sat., Sept. 1, 2012, 2:44 p.m.
Burglary suspect caught by pants, then by police
One burglary suspect was caught because his pants got stuck on security window bars late Friday night, police say, while a police dog tracked and cornered his accomplice.
Fri., Nov. 12, 2010
Suspect found under trailer
Spokane police early Thursday spotted a maroon Dodge Neon believed to have been used in a robbery hours earlier and arrested two people, one in connection with the robbery.
Tue., Nov. 9, 2010
Police seeking attacker after woman reports assault
Police are looking for a man who sexually assaulted a woman Monday as she pushed her young child in a stroller though a South Hill neighborhood.
Sun., Nov. 7, 2010
Labor department plans party at new facility in Post Falls
With more room inside, more parking outside and a central location, the Idaho Department of Labor this past week opened its new facility at 600 N. Thornton Ave., north of …
Tue., Nov. 2, 2010
Alleged assault on K-9 prompts new charge
A Spokane man sought on a car theft warrant faces an additional felony charge for allegedly attacking a police dog. Cephas W. Parham, 34, choked Spokane police Officer Paul Gorman’s …
Thu., Oct. 28, 2010
Drug dog, new to Liberty Lake police, making a difference
Calling J.J. energetic does not do the word justice. The Liberty Lake Police Department’s new drug dog is constantly in motion, whether he’s chewing on a tennis ball, greeting people …
Thu., June 10, 2010
Gunman takes cash at Empire Foods
A robber wearing a mask and armed with a handgun took money from a clerk about 10 p.m. Tuesday at Empire Foods, 5434 N. Nevada St., Spokane police said. The …
Wed., June 9, 2010, 8:05 a.m.
Empire Foods armed robber wore mask
A robber wearing a mask and armed with a handgun took money from a clerk about 10 p.m. Tuesday at Empire Foods, 5434 N. Nevada St., Spokane police said.
Fri., April 23, 2010, 12:24 p.m.
Spokane police K-9 Var honored after death
A Spokane police K-9 who died after surgery to remove a brain tumor was honored this week by the Washington State Police Canine Association.
Thu., April 22, 2010
Hiding pair jailed on robbery counts
Two robbery suspects were found hiding in a Spokane Valley water park Tuesday after police say their getaway truck ran out of gas.
Fri., April 16, 2010
K-9 helps catch burglary suspects
A police dog helped catch two teenagers accused of burglarizing a Spokane building supply store this morning.
Fri., April 2, 2010, 8:03 a.m.
Police credit alert neighbor in burglary arrests
Spokane Police this morning are crediting an alert neighbor in the Five Mile Prairie area for helping them catch two juveniles in connection with three home burglaries overnight.
Thu., March 18, 2010
Council discusses Beckett’s recent town hall meeting
In a unanimous vote, the Liberty Lake City Council passed a resolution Tuesday to adopt a K-9 dog program for the Liberty Lake Police Department. As part of his presentation …
Sat., Feb. 6, 2010
Liberty Lake eyes K-9 program
If Liberty Lake police Chief Brian Asmus has his way, his police department will be going to the dogs. “We are researching putting in place a drug detection K-9 program,” …
Wed., Jan. 13, 2010, 5:50 p.m.
3 dogs graduate from Spokane K-9 academy
Rico sprang out of the police cruiser and demonstrated a takedown he’d perfected during more than 400 hours of training with the Spokane Police Department.
Mon., Oct. 5, 2009, 8:11 a.m.
K-9 Maximus scores first arrest this morning
A man and a woman were arrested early today after residents living in the 2400 block of West Dean Avenue reported that a Honda automobile was being stripped of its …