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The Moses Lake police dog, Chief, is officially retiring months after getting shot in the eye in the line of duty.
Rescuers extricated the agent from the vehicle with a Jaws of Life hydraulic tool, and she was taken to a hospital with multiple injuries that were not life-threatening, the agency said.
A Pasco family’s special furry tribute to a former police dog will continue to help police.
Chief Craig Meidl and Capt. Tom Hendren said they believed that the context of the arrest led them to conclude the use of force was appropriate. They did not mention earlier conclusions that raised serious concerns about Officer Dan Lesser’s use of his K-9.
This moment is precisely why the ombudsman’s office exists. The police department has essentially signed off on everything in the video but Lesser’s demeanor. But we’ve got to have more than their word for it. Because it just doesn’t look right.
Sarge, a 16-month-old German shepherd born in the Czech Republic, was hand-picked for Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and already has been deployed twice to help defuse volatile situations at the hospital.
Laslo, the former police dog that apprehended more than 480 suspects in four years as a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office K-9, died early Friday morning after months battling intense seizures. He stopped working in early 2017 at the age of 7.
A Spokane Valley K-9 sniffed out a wanted man hiding in an apartment Friday and dragged him to his arrest. Deputies responded to a domestic violence call at an apartment complex in 5000-block of East Buckeye Avenue about 6 p.m., but when they arrived, they found a woman who told them the call was for an argument, not a crime, Spokane Valley police said in a news release.
Spokane area law enforcement honors fallen officers at a ceremony Tuesday.
Criminals in the Tri-Cities will have a harder time trying to hide their drugs with Sawyer on duty.
MISSOULA – Fear smells different than apathy. Just ask your dog. It knows.
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. Police say troopers were helping the Lewis County sheriff’s office search a residence in the eastern Adirondacks late Monday when the pit bull ran out of the house and began attacking Trooper Shaun Smith’s K-9 partner, a 3-year-old Belgian-Malinois named Will.
Officials say a police dog tracked down an escaped Clark County inmate who buried himself in sand.
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.
Spokane County sheriff’s K-9 Laslo is retiring after assisting in nearly 500 apprehensions.
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, Laslo.
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 whines eagerly when it’s time to train with Miller to sniff out drugs.
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.
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, just weeks later the K-9 tore a fist-sized chunk out of a teenage suspect’s calf.
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 tore a fist-sized chunk out of a teenage suspect’s calf, a new federal lawsuit alleges.