(CBS4) Plantation K9 officer injured in cruiser crash.

Plantation K-9 Officer, 2 Others Hurt In Head On Collision

A Plantation Police officer is in stable but serious condition at Broward General after a frightening head on collision with two other cars.


(AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Fla. High Court: Drug Dogs Must Prove Themselves

Wading into a growing national controversy over the use of drug sniffing dogs, the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ruled the state must come up with more than just a certificate of drug training to make a pooch’s search pass the smell test.


(Source: Miami-Dade Fire Rescue)

PHOTOS: West Dade Dog Freed After Close Encounter With Cooler

A South Florida pooch found herself in a rather precarious position that needed assistance from Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Monday afternoon.


Florida Everglades

Search For Everglades Hiker Missing 24 Hours

Miami-Dade Fire-Rescue workers have been looking for a missing hiker in Everglades National Park since Saturday evening.



Police Dog Sniffs Out 13-lbs Of Pot In Mail

K9 police officer Deja proved the nose knows Friday when she found 13-pounds of marijuana in a package mailed to a Monroe County man.


(Source: CBS)

Burglars Burst Into Home, Girl Hides In Closet

Two burglars bursting into a Hialeah house sent the 12-year-old inside diving for cover in a closet Monday.


I-Team: Fired K-9 Handler Wants His Badge Back

Former veteran Miami Dade K-9 officer Allen Cockfield is just emerging from what he calls a 4-year nightmare of anguish and loss — forced to stand trial for allegedly killing his canine partner, by purposely shaking and kicking him during a training session that went awry.

“I was thinking God help me get through this,” Cockfield told Chief I-Team Investigator Michele Gillen, as he sat down with her for the first time since his canine partner Duke died and his life “froze” in time.




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