MESA, AZ – Tails are wagging and Roxy the boxer mix is feeling much better after being shot with a bean bag that had to be removed from her rib cage. “Her incision is a little swollen, there was some fluid coming out of it last night,” said Stephani … Link.
As Radley Balko wrote in the Daily Beast in 2009, killing dogs may be “a side effect of the new SWAT, paramilitary focus in many police departments, which has supplanted the idea of being an ‘officer of the peace.’ ” (The shooting of a family’s … Link.
The police chief in Racine, Wisconsin has promised an internal review after a bizarre neighborhood dispute ended with a SWAT team killing a family pet. Resident Kim Polk told WITI that it all began when a neighborhood man’s dog had crapped in her yard … Link.
A SWAT team sent to handle an alleged neighborhood dispute over dog waste ended up killing the dog, and igniting a firestorm of criticism against the local police force. In dramatic video capturing the end of Saturday’s hours-long standoff involving Racine … Link.
By strapping a K-9 dog to the chest of a SWAT team operator, who tethers himself and rides the skids outside of a helicopter, more procedures became possible, Riverside police Sgt. Pat McCarthy said. â The idea was born from the evolution of a … Link.
41 companies of the Paramilitary Forces, four columns of the Army, the Haryana Police from four-five districts, 16 Checkpoints, one SWAT team and one dog squad have been deployed. A bomb squad will also accompany the officials and security personnel inside … Link.