BAYONNE, NJ – As part of their ongoing relationship with local law enforcement officials, the Bayonne PAL will hold Law Enforcement Appreciation Day at its day camp, on July 25. With several local law enforcement agencies participating, this event will include presentations by the Bayonne Police Department’s K-9 program, the Police Explorers, and a question-and-answer session about the police. The New Jersey State Police, the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Community Outreach, and the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office will also offer presentations on the work of those agencies… Read More


BISMARCK, ND — The North Dakota Highway Patrol is reminding residents that K-9 services are available for free.

Officials say the search for a missing child or a person with dementia can be aided by the use of a K-9 team. Police dogs Judge, Blue and Loris train a minimum of 16 hours a month to track human scent.

The State Highway Patrol has more information about this free service for North Dakota residents….. Read More

Military Working Dogs (MWDs) are integral to operations across Land, Sea and Air, leveraging their unique force multiplier capabilities in detection, protection patrol and control.

Their agility and extraordinary senses allow them to navigate challenging environments that sometimes a person cannot access. It’s this set of skills which provides unmatched support in the operational field… Read More

Military working dogs and police helicopters

Every six months, the military working dogs of the 316th Security Forces Squadron are trained with and conditioned to the sights, smells and sounds of aircraft. Senior Airman Bridgitte Taylor captures the moments when four of these dogs were introduced to an AW139 of the Maryland State Police … Read More

State Police Troop in One CT Town Gets a New K-9 Obstacle Course Thanks to an Eagle Scout Project

TOLLAND — With its K-9 obstacle course in a state of disrepair and a lack of funds to replace it, state police at Troop C looked to alternatives to create a course as special as its canine officers. And it was a soon-to-be Eagle Scout who accepted the challenge. 16-year-old John Sleeman built a maze of 10 obstacles that include platforms that move when jumped on, ramps to climb up and run down, a wooden barrier to jump over, and tubes to run through…Read More

Intermountain Life Flight Unveils K9 Transport Service for Injured Service Dogs

Salt Lake City, Utah (Good Things Utah) — In a unique collaboration with local veterinarians, specialized animal hospitals, and public safety agencies, Intermountain Life Flight, one of the nation’s premier medical transport programs, is launching a specialized operational K9 transport service…Read More

Retired UPD K-9 Remembered for 12 Years of Service

The University Police Department remembers K-9 Ginger, who retired and passed away in April from cancer. Ginger, a golden retriever, served the department as an explosives detection K-9 for 12 years.  Alongside her handler, previous UPD Officer Josh Cook, she provided security at large campus and community events. She was named a K-9 of Excellence in 2016 by the Governor’s Office and the American Kennel Club…Read More