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Court Ponders If Miami-Dade Drug Dog’s Sniff Constitutional

The case of the Miami-Dade police dog closely watched by law enforcement nationwide will have its time in court. The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide whether a the South Florida police dog’s sniff outside the front door of a house with a marijuana growing operation is an illegal search.


(Source: CBS4) Gunner the bloodhound

Missing Sweetwater K9 Gunner Found

Gunner, the K9 bloodhound who vanished from his home on Friday, has been found safe and returned to his handler.


The owner of Lobi, a Belgian Malinois, says he's offering a reward for the dog who disappeared from her home in Cutler Bay  (Source: Miami-Dade police dog owner)

Owner Offers Reward For Missing K-9

Police are asking for the public’s help after a narcotics search dog disappeared. Lobi, a Belgian Malinois, is a former police K-9 and was supposed to return to work with detectives as a narcotics search dog.


(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.


(AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Police Dog “Sniff Test” On Homes Illegal Without Warrant

K9 officers in the state of Florida can no longer do a “sniff test” by a drug-detection dog at the front door of a home without a warrant.


Former Miami police officer Rondal Brown accepted a plea deal in the death of his K9.  (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Former Miami Cop Takes Deal In K9’s Death

A former Miami police officer accused of starving his K9 to death will not see the inside of a prison.