Stories tagged: police dog
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 1 p.m.
Oregon police dog Blek killed by hit-and-run driver
Authorities in western Oregon say a police dog a few weeks away from retirement has been killed by a hit-and-run driver.
Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
Police dog finds suspect hiding in recycling bin
A man hiding in a recycling bin was taken into custody early Tuesday morning at the mouth of a Spokane County Sheriff’s dog.
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
Police dog finds escaped inmate who buried himself in sand
Officials say a police dog tracked down an escaped Clark County inmate who buried himself in sand.
Wed., July 26, 2017, 9:51 a.m.
Sheriff’s deputy suspended after police dog dies in hot car
An Indiana sheriff’s deputy has been suspended following the death of a police dog that he left for hours inside a hot patrol car.
Fri., June 9, 2017, 7:40 a.m.
Washington man attacked deputy, then punched dog, police say
A 21-year-old man accused of attacking a deputy and punching a police dog in the head has been arrested.
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 …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 8:17 a.m.
Idaho Peace Officers Memorial considers adding K9 tribute
The Idaho Officers Memorial Board is considering adding a tribute to police dogs at the memorial’s Meridian site.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 7:38 a.m.
More than 1,000 gather to mourn slain police dog in Boise
There were whines, tears and even barks in Boise’s Taco Bell Area where as many as 1,500 people gathered to mourn a police dog that was killed in the line …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 2:34 p.m.
Idaho police dog saved with blood donated by 2 other dogs
Two dogs that donated blood are being credited with helping save the life of a police dog that needed emergency surgery after being shot in the line of duty.
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 12:45 p.m.
Sheriff’s Office: Wanted man thanks deputy, calls dog ‘a bad (expletive)’
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office says a wanted man thanked a deputy for using “great restraint” with the dog that found him hiding in the trunk of an abandoned car.
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 …
Wed., May 25, 2016, 1:20 p.m.
K-9 Laslo back at work after alleged attack by suspect
Police dog Laslo is back on the job after a violent struggle with a domestic violence suspect Tuesday evening.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 4:33 p.m.
Spokane Police Department’s new bloodhound will track missing children
Daisy, a 14-month-old bloodhound, is the newest member of the Spokane Police Department’s K9 unit. She was brought on specifically to track missing children and vulnerable adults.
Wed., Jan. 15, 2014, 5:51 p.m.
Police: Jelly bean trail led to fleeing driver
A man arrested after he led police on a chase near Liberty Lake early Tuesday left a trail of jelly beans behind when he fled his car and tried to …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2013, 8:21 p.m.
Suspected liquor thief found by police dog Laslo
A 23-year-old man was arrested after sheriff’s deputies say he stole liquor and ran from the Safeway on Argonne Road in Spokane Valley on Friday evening.
Sat., Aug. 25, 2012
Dog days? It’s a good night for Leo
Good boy! A Spokane police dog named Leonidas had a busy night on Thursday, first catching an escaped fugitive and then overtaking a man fleeing from police on a dirt …
Fri., Aug. 24, 2012, 8:56 a.m.
Police dog nabs two suspects Thursday night
Good boy! A Spokane police dog named Leonidas had a busy night on Thursday. Around 7 p.m., the dog caught a Spokane man wanted on a Department of Corrections escape …
Wed., Aug. 3, 2011, 1:39 p.m.
Man who stabbed police dog gets 4 years
The judge told the man who stabbed a Clark County sheriff’s dog to death he was lucky to get only a four-year prison sentence. Superior Court Judge Rich Melnick told …
Thu., April 1, 2010
Three suspects captured in home invasion, assault
Home invasion robbers woke two north Spokane apartment residents Wednesday morning by beating them with a crowbar before stealing electronics.
Wed., April 8, 2009, 9:01 a.m.
Spokane police training new dog
Spokane police are training a new police dog to replace one that was nearly killed in the line of duty.