A North Bay city has agreed to pay $500,000 to a man who was bitten by a police dog, leaving him with a missing chunk of biceps.
14 Northern California police dogs received custom bullet-proof vests on San Francisco’s Treasure Island Wednesday, thanks to fundraising efforts over the past year.
Bodie, a three-year-old German Shepherd, was wounded in a foot chase last week.
A 15-year veteran of the Watsonville Police Department who was discharged from the force two years ago has been charged by the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office with animal cruelty after an animal shelter rescued an emaciated former police dog.
Normally it’s not news when a San Francisco police officer gets a badge, except in this case Police Chief Greg Suhr had to reach almost to the floor to pin the star on the officer, a Springer Spaniel named Mack.
The Pleasant Hill Police Department is mourning the loss of a longtime member of the force who was also the department’s first four-legged inspector.