His days as a law enforcer are over. A South Florida police dog with a penchant for biting has been kicked off the force.
Shak has spent the last five years going after criminals and sniffing out drugs, but now, the longtime police dog is off-duty, recuperating from surgery and regaining his strength .
Several South Florida law enforcement agencies will soon have some new four-legged officers on the force. Thursday, four bloodhounds and their trainers are graduating from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Bloodhound Academy.
The Miami Gardens Police Department has scheduled a memorial service for a police dog killed in the line of duty.
A Miami Gardens man is facing a host of charges after he allegedly tried to drown a police dog. Around 5:20 a.m. Wednesday, the Broward Sheriff’s Office received a call about a burglary in progress at “The Oaks” condominiums on Stirling Road in Dania Beach.
The United States Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that police must first get a search warrant before bringing drug-sniffing police dogs onto a suspects property.
A Florida Supreme Court ruling that drug sniffing dogs need to have an “exhaustive set of records” to prove they’re reliable before their evidence can be used just doesn’t pass the smell test, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
Five days after being shot while protecting his owner’s West Palm Beach home, a former police dog succumbed to his injuries.
An all night search of a west Miami-Dade neighborhood for a missing Miami Beach police dog has paid off. Rocko has been found safe and sound.
Police cadaver dogs are now being used in on-going investigation in Miramar. While police have not said what case they are working on, it’s presumed to be that of missing Miramar mother Vilet Torrez.