Stories tagged: police dogs
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018
Fourteen police dogs received medals and diplomas during an emotional retirement ceremony in Colombia’s capital Friday as they wrapped up years of service sniffing out drugs, bombs and bodies.
Tue., July 31, 2018
Yakima County sheriff’s deputies and police officers say they make sure that their canine partners have as much protection as possible when they leap into harm’s way, both with body …
Mon., Sept. 19, 2016
Ten years into his career, Pepper is nearing retirement from the Spokane County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit. Replacing the black Lab with a newly trained police dog will cost the county …
Mon., March 10, 2014
A Spokane County police dog named Ekko, who has served the public for six years, retired on March 1.
Thu., Dec. 19, 2013
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 …
Thu., Oct. 25, 2012
A Spokane County sheriff’s dog took down a man suspected of stealing a motorcycle early Wednesday morning.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 2, 2011
Four people were arrested after police pumped tear gas and released a K-9 into a north side apartment this morning during a six-hour SWAT team standoff.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2011
A suspected gunman took a plunge into a cold koi fish pond but couldn’t hide his smell from the police dog that tracked him to his backyard hiding spot Sunday, …
Sun., Oct. 23, 2011
On Dec. 19, with the sun setting fast, a Dutch shepherd named Bari went to work in a trailer park in Bayview, Idaho. It was about two and a half …
Fri., April 16, 2010
A police dog helped catch two teenagers accused of burglarizing a Spokane building supply store this morning.
Thu., Jan. 14, 2010
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. The 3-year-old Belgian Malinois grabbed …
Wed., Jan. 13, 2010
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
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 …
Thu., Sept. 10, 2009
April the bloodhound, now known as Kira, received her official police badge Tuesday night at the Cheney City Council meeting. Police Chief Jeff Sale introduced Kira and her partner, Officer …
Thu., Sept. 3, 2009
She has floppy ears, big feet and a heck of a sniffer. April, a 5-month-old bloodhound, is the newest member of the Cheney police force. Donated by the Sheriff’s Office …
Thu., May 28, 2009
Faced with a life of police patrols, chasing suspects and drug hunts, the Spokane Police Department’s newest recruit has just one thing to do for the next few months: play. …
Thu., May 28, 2009
A suspected auto thief who was killed after he shot a Spokane police dog while trying to elude officers was shot in the back, an autopsy report released this week …
Wed., May 27, 2009
Faced with a life of police patrols, chasing suspects and drug hunts, the Spokane Police Department’s newest recruit has just one thing to do for the next few months: play.