Category Archives: Police Dogs In Action

Police Dog Shadow Retires After Seven Years’ Service

Last Friday (13th September), Police Dog’ Shadow’, who was partnered with PC Darren Williamson, completed his last shift. Shadow has served on the frontline of policing for seven years. Speaking of Shadow’s retirement, PC Williamson said: “Shadow has been at my side every working day for many years, and we made a great team! “Some of Shadow’s highlights include apprehending

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Police Dog Praised After Finding Violent Male Hiding Under A Bed

A police dog has been praised by his handler after finding a suspect in a violent affray – hiding under a bed. Police dog ‘Max’ and his handler PC Adam Fegan were deployed to support response officers in Wallsend on Thursday (29th August) night. At about 11.10pm that evening police had been called to reports of a fight in public

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Sussex Police First Force To Celebrate Finn’s Law

Sussex Police has welcomed home its very own policing hero and national treasure – police dog Finn – to celebrate a new law in his name. Finn and his owner PC Dave Wardell were invited to Surrey Polices’ Headquarters in Lewes on Thursday (August 22) to commemorate their dog unit and their handlers following the recent passing of Finn’s Law.

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Police Dog Did Not Give Up Despite Being Hit In The Head And Thrown In River

A brave and fearless police dog was punched repeatedly before being thrown into a river by a violent thug Police Dog ‘Resi’ and her handler, PC David Lowry, were tracking a suspect who had decamped from a stolen BMW. PD Resi managed to catch up with the thief easily and held the male (using its teeth) by the right arm

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Police Officer Pays Heartfelt Tribute To Former Police Dog ‘Nero’

PC Clive Warncken of the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Dog Unit has paid tribute to his former police dog Nero who sadly died this week. PC Warncken said: “Nero was a lovely dog and a great colleague, and I loved working with him. “I am devastated by the news”. PD Nero and Clive worked together for six years before Nero

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Police Dog Suffers Stab Wound After Being Attacked

A police dog is being treated for a stab wound after being attacked in Hanley yesterday (1st July). Staffordshire Police confirmed that officers were called to a report of a man armed with a knife on Town Road, Hanley at around 2.15pm. The dog, PD ‘Audi’ (pictured) received a stab wound to the head as officers tried to detain the

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Injured Police Dog Felix Takes To A Water Treadmill As Part Of His Road To Recovery

A police search dog who was left bed-bound after a severe leg injury is on the road to recovery – after a work-out on a water treadmill. PD Felix is best known for sniffing out drugs, cash and weapons as a specialist search dog with Northumbria Police’s Dog Section. He is a valuable asset in locating evidence and helping to

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Police Dog Who Went Viral For Balancing Food On His Nose, Retires From The Force

A police dog who went viral after balancing food on his nose is retiring from the Force after a decade of keeping the public safe. PD Krush was an international star after a video of him balancing six Mini Cheddars on his nose was viewed by quarter-of-a-million people last November. In the video, the Dutch Herder sits calmly as handler

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New Fund To Care For Retired Canine Crime-Fighters

Years spent chasing criminals and searching for explosive devices can lead to police dogs experiencing painful and costly medical conditions in retirement. Now a new charity is being launched to support dogs who have completed their service with British Transport Police (BTP). The Railway Dogs Benevolent Fund will help to pay for ongoing medical care so canine crime fighters can

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Police Dog Has Titanium Tooth Fitted After Male Broke His Jaw With A Metal Pole

A thug who sunk his teeth into the ear of a police dog has admitted breaking its jaw with a metal pole. Jamie O’Neill had already assaulted his former partner at an address in Kilwinning on March 26. After assaulting his partner, the violent thug then threw a brick through the window of a neighbours property, without giving any consideration

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