Period.” Corsicana police have been amping up narcotics enforcement with the addition of Dakota, the department’s new drug dog, increased traffic patrol and a re-formed SWAT tactical unit. Johnson said the department has been understaffed by as many as … Link.

This town on the edge of the Appalachians has fewer than 5,000 residents, but the SWAT team was outfitted for war … and in dozens of instances the victims of police gunfire have included the family dog. Search warrant raids account for a small share … Link.

On his second day as a police service dog, Jax located a weapon used in an attempted armed … Officer Lawson and Jax were scheduled to attend the SWAT and K9’s Interacting During Deployment School (SKIDDS), along with SWAT officers later this year. Link.