Missing Information Leads to Identifying Wrong Person as Threat

I was out on patrol with my K-9 partner when I was dispatched to a burglary in progress. The dispatcher noted that the reporting party was the next-door neighbor who was watching the house. Upon arrival, I entered the house with my K-9 through the front door that was ajar.

Deputy Survives Vicious Fight with Drugged Subject

A K9 deputy responded to a report of a man throwing things out of a third-floor dorm window at a local college. When the deputy contacted the suspect, the deputy noted that the suspect appeared to be under the influence of drugs and hallucinating.

Trooper Fired Upon Following K-9 Track

In the early morning hours, state troopers responded to assist local police in locating a vehicle wanted in connection with a hit-and-run crash minutes earlier on [a major interstate]. Troopers found the suspect vehicle abandoned at a car dealership and deployed a K-9 to track the suspect.

Armed Subject Hides from Officers during Foot Pursuit

Two armed suspects robbed an individual and stole the victim’s vehicle. A patrol officer located the vehicle being driven on a city roadway and attempted to conduct a traffic stop. The driver refused to stop, and a vehicle pursuit ensued.

Technology and K-9 Save Deputy During Ambush Attack

A K-9 deputy observed a suspicious vehicle parked at a rest stop. The vehicle’s lights were turned off, and one person was sitting in the driver’s seat. As the deputy approached the vehicle, two individuals came out of the nearby woods and approached the deputy.

Police K9 Bites SWAT Officer During Operation

A K-9 officer took part in a drug raid. Prior to the raid, the same K-9 and officer were involved in K-9 training. The training involved bite training and command/obedience training. The K-9 and officer went directly from training to the raid. As the K-9 officer exited his patrol car, he was unable to grab his K-9’s collar as he normally does.