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Police Dogs At Work

Posted by Richard Massafra on

Dogs Used by the Police Department The Police dog deserves a section to themselves. The majority of police departments around the world use police dogs for all types of work. A police dog is actually considered an officer and in some parts of the world, killing a police dog is considered a felony. The first reported police dogs where Bloodhounds and they were used in Europe in the 18th Century. They surfaced again during World War II when many European countries began training dogs for military and police like jobs. Police dogs or K-9’s did not appear in the United...

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