Police dogs in the Bay Area are getting some new, sophisticated gear to protect them as they go after criminals.
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.
4 Robbery Suspects Arrested After Ramming San Leandro Patrol Car, Police Dog Bites Innocent Bystander
A man and three boys who led police on a chase in a stolen vehicle after a reported robbery in San Leandro were arrested on Wednesday and Thursday.
A San Mateo police dog named “Hero” apprehended his first suspect after police responded to a vehicle burglary early Sunday morning.
A Petaluma police dog helped apprehend a drug offender on Saturday.
A man died after being shot by California Highway Patrol officers during a foot pursuit in East Oakland Tuesday night in the second CHP officer-involved shooting of the day, a police spokeswoman said Wednesday.
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.