The ceremony for Rooster, the first police dog to die in the line of duty in the department’s … Rooster tracked down dozens of criminals and worked numerous SWAT situations. Gumm says Rooster was fearless. “It ‘s pretty amazing what we can teach these … Link.

But we haven’t really had a proper successor to the Police Quest series since SWAT replaced it a long time ago (future … to spend some of your hard-earned money on the occasional hot dog and such to strengthen it). Aside from moments where you have … Link.

On his forearm is a tattoo of USAF dog tags; I.G.Y. 6 — which … The debate over the militarization of America’s police has focused on the accumulation of war-grade vehicles and artillery and the spread of paramilitary SWAT teams. Link.

he’s been on several swat deployments as a deterrent with barking, trying to get someone to surrender or searching for people,” Roberts says. At one time, the department had five police dogs. But in 2011, the budget ax fell. Officer positions were cut. Link.

a Baltimore SWAT supervisor ordering an officer to kill a man holding two children hostage with a knife. While the video is jarring, the footage offers an unusual window into how officers make a difficult decision to use lethal force. Baltimore Police … Link.