K-9

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Fremont Police Dog Niko Found Hiding In San Jose Creek Bed

Niko, a Fremont police dog that escaped from its yard sometime Friday night, was found hiding in a San Jose creek bed Sunday morning, according to police.

08/09/2015

Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer Jason Ledford patrols with his bomb-sniffing dog Andy while on aboard a BART train August 11, 2005 in Oakland, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Some Bay Area Police Dogs Getting Vests To Protect Them From Gunshots, Knives

Police dogs in the Bay Area are getting some new, sophisticated gear to protect them as they go after criminals.

07/15/2015

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Vallejo Woman Allegedly Leads CHP On High-Speed Chase Through 4 Cities, Rams Police Car

Shera Woody allegedly led Benicia police on a high-speed chase through Benicia, Vallejo, Fairfield and Vacaville at speeds of more than 90 miles per hour.

01/31/2015

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Stockton Police Dog ‘Rocky’ Stabbed By Man In Fatal Officer Involved Shooting

A Stockton police dog stabbed by a man eventually killed by officers is recovering at a Sacramento emergency vet clinic, police said Wednesday.

01/07/2015

A surveillance image shows a burglar at a San Francisco kennel taking items as a loose dog looks out the door. (San Francisco Police Dept.)

Burglar Caught Red-Handed Releasing Dogs, Wreaking Havoc In San Francisco Kennel

A burglar was caught red-handed by workers at a San Francisco kennel after riling up and releasing more than 30 dogs from their cages.

01/06/2015

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Police K-9 Back On Duty After Inhaling Cocaine During Suspect Search In El Cerrito

A police dog is back on duty in El Cerrito after inhaling a small amount of cocaine during a suspect search last week, police said Monday.

12/01/2014

Drako, a Belgian Malinois, sniffs along a row of prison cells. (CBS)

California Prison K-9 Sniffs Out Cellphones Smuggled To Convicts

Calfornia prisons are getting help from a four-legged deputy in stopping the constant smuggling of cellphones to convicts.

11/12/2014

Rohan, a K-9 with the San Leandro Police Department. (CBS)

Top Police Search Dog Helps Nab Suspected Car Thief In San Leandro

A San Leandro police dog honored for his performance in a recent K-9 competition showed off his effectiveness on the job by helping nab a suspected car thief.

08/19/2014

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Police Dogs Compete At K-9 Trials In San Leandro

San Leandro officer Dennis Mally and Rohan competed Saturday in the second annual Police K-9 Trials, where they won in the “searching” contest category.

08/10/2014

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Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputy Shoots, Kills Robbery Suspect In Oakland

One person died following an officer-involved shooting early Sunday morning in Oakland. No officers or deputies were injured in the incident.

08/03/2014

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