Category Archives: Police Dogs In Action

Gwent Police Say Farewell To Their Longest Serving Police Dog

This week, Police Dog ‘Eddie’ hung up his collar and retired after ten years with Gwent Police; their longest serving Police Dog. His handler, PC 2001 Andrew North has worked with Eddie all of his life after taking him on as a puppy in 2010. He had the pleasure of covering all of Gwent in both East and West hubs.

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Dog Handler Praised After Responding To An Urgent Call For Help Made By Two Paramedics Who Were Coming Under Attack

A Thames Valley Police dog-handler who single-handedly detained a violent man after he assaulted two paramedics and prevented a potential kidnapping has won a Thames Valley Police Federation Bravery Award. PC Wayne Mills and PD ‘Cody’ were called to assist an ambulance crew who called in to report they had been punched and assaulted by the man in a rural

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Police Dog ‘Obi’ Praised For Finding Suspected Thief

A suspected car thief is set to appear in court after being detained by a police dog in Newcastle.  At around 0300 hours on Tuesday morning, Northumbria Police received a call from an observant member of the public who spotted a male breaking into cars in Kenton.  Patrol units were sent to the area, but the suspect had made off

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Man Sentenced After Attacking Police Dog ‘Ivy’

A violent thug who pulled at a police dog’s mouth and grabbed her throat in Colchester, Essex, has been convicted of causing unnecessary suffering to an animal. Niall Martin, 29, of Stalin Road, Colchester, appeared before magistrates at Colchester Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 23rd January. He admitted the cruel acts and was sentenced to ten weeks in prison with the

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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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