This requires additional testing into a dog’s behavior/response when working in an environment that is highly volatile and in close proximity to SWAT Team members,” police said. During his time on the job, Hawkeye received several certifications and … Link.

“The whole precinct was here,” said a witness who declined to give his name. “About 80 cops or more. Armored police vans, SWAT gear, dogs. Crazy. I haven’t seen that many cops here ever. They went up on the roofs.” Ten people at the club face gun … Link.

Michael Hebb, 45, of Peabody, was taken into custody shortly after noon in Peabody, with assistance from a SWAT team. He will be arraigned … Troopers then went to the home and called for a police dog, she said. Based on a statement the woman made to … Link.

Police and SWAT units have blocked off the scene in the 3400-block of … There are reports someone may have fired shots from inside of the home and someone may have opened a door to let a dog out when police arrived. Link.

According to a U.S. Department of Justice estimate, police officers shoot and kill more than 10,000 pet dogs in the U.S. every year. From SWAT raids to simple calls and even visits to wrong addresses, we are seeing more and more incidents of officers … Link.

“SWAT is usually misunderstood,” he said … The students also got to learn about police dogs, while K-9 certified officer Nate Ard gave a block of instruction on K-9 operations. Describing how police dogs use their robust and complex sense of smell … Link.