Greeley police officer and canine win national award for very busy night

By midmorning Aug. 16, Greeley police officer John McNerney’s boss ordered both him and his dog, Cairo, to go home.

The two were supposed to leave work at 4:30 a.m. that morning, but multiple drug-related arrests across the city and, finally, a suspicious death coupled with a suspected arson had kept them out hours after that.

McNerney would later call it one of the most eventful nights of his career. Read More