Editorial: Suburban police dogs play an important role in keeping us safe

Today we pay tribute to a certain breed of local law enforcement heroes. Unfortunately, not one of them will be able to read our words of praise. Yes, Dax, we’re talking to you. And to Duke. And, of course, to Diesel.

They’re Lake County’s police dogs, but there are many others across the suburbs. They’ve saved lives, tracked suspects and followed their noses to lead officers to drugs, explosives and more. Just last week, Browser, assigned to the Lake County State’s Attorney’s office, helped officers sniff out computer electronics, which led to child porn charges against an Antioch Township man. Read More