Police Dog

Some Bay Area Police Dogs Getting Vests To Protect Them From Gunshots, KnivesPolice dogs in the Bay Area are getting some new, sophisticated gear to protect them as they go after criminals.
Top Police Search Dog Helps Nab Suspected Car Thief In San LeandroA 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 BystanderA 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.
San Mateo Police Dog 'Hero' Apprehends 1st SuspectA San Mateo police dog named “Hero” apprehended his first suspect after police responded to a vehicle burglary early Sunday morning.
Petaluma Police Dog Helps Track Down Drug OffenderA Petaluma police dog helped apprehend a drug offender on Saturday.
Suspect Killed, Police Dog Hurt In 2nd CHP Shooting In OaklandA 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.
Petaluma Paying $500,000 To Man Bitten By Police DogA 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.
NorCal Police K-9's Receive Bulletproof Vests Through Fundraising Efforts14 Northern California police dogs received custom bullet-proof vests on San Francisco’s Treasure Island Wednesday, thanks to fundraising efforts over the past year.
Heroic Sacramento Police Dog Released From HospitalBodie, a three-year-old German Shepherd, was wounded in a foot chase last week.
Emaciated Ex-Police Dog Leads To Cruelty Charge For Discharged Watsonville CopA 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.
San Francisco Police Dog Earns Star For Crime-Fighting ProwessNormally 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.
Pleasant Hill Police Mourn Death Of Veteran K-9 OfficerThe 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.