When the public needs help, they call the police. When the police need help, they call SWAT. When SWAT needs help, they call for K9s. Police dogs are like any other tool in law enforcement’s bag of tricks: you need to train with them. (Photo/Brad Smith … Link.

Gulfport residents are concerned with the presence of police officers and SWAT teams in a Gulfport neighborhood … Community concern over the health of a dog in Moss Point led the owners to surrender their pet to the Jackson County Animal Shelter Tuesday. Link.

as indicated by the deaths of Philando Castile and Daniel Shaver as well as the practice of “no-knock” SWAT raids. Police should be public servants whose job is to protect and assist the public, not treat them as enemy combatants, as a side revenue … Link.