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.
A South Florida pooch found herself in a rather precarious position that needed assistance from Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Monday afternoon.
Miami-Dade Fire-Rescue workers have been looking for a missing hiker in Everglades National Park since Saturday evening.
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.
Two burglars bursting into a Hialeah house sent the 12-year-old inside diving for cover in a closet Monday.
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.