Too Much to Risk

K9 units may be at risk with the clarion call for police defunding. It is vital that agencies do not lose this incredibly valuable law enforcement tool.

Portland K9 Memorial

The police k9 is an icon of law enforcement. These brave dogs don’t volunteer or enlist to become crimefighters, it is a responsibility that is thrust upon them. Every day, they put their lives on the line to serve and protect both the citizens of a community and their human partners. Sometimes, fulfilling that duty…

A Run to Remember

At any given time in Ohio, dozens of four-legged police officers stand watch on the thin blue line.  In 2015, the effort began to honor those k9 heroes with a special memorial in Batavia. After years of work, the Memorial opened in August of 2018. Three granite slabs list the names of those dogs who…

Tragic and Senseless

Two police k9s are dead tonight. One died by the side of his handler after a gunfight with a domestic violence suspect. The other, died at the hands of his handler, who forgot his dog in a hot car for some twenty hours. Falco, a Toledo K9,  was killed in the line of duty last…