Texas Man Trains Shelter Dogs to Do Police Work

Brad Croft works with a shelter dog in San Antonio, Texas.
Photo via ABC News

Most police K9 officers are pure-bred dogs, but one Texas man is trying to change that. Brad Croft believes that many of the dogs languishing in shelters can be trained to work the police. . .

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Policeman Writes a Touching Letter to His Late K-9 Partner

Sgt. Chris Newman and Chase.
Photo courtesy Slidell Police Department, via nola.com

A beloved police dog named Chase passed away yesterday in Slidell, Louisiana, where he served for nearly a decade. To pay tribute, the Slidell Police Department released the above video on. . .

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Police Dog Pays Tribute to His Fallen Partner

Figo says an emotional goodbye to his fallen partner, Officer Jason Ellis, last week.
Photo via Huffington Post

Last Thursday, Officer Jason Ellis—a policeman from Bardstown, Kentucky—was laid to rest in emotional ceremony attended by officers from as far away as Chicago. Ellis was slain in an ambush, as he cleared debris from the side of a highway ramp. He was a K-9 officer, but his dog, Figo, was not. . .

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