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Police Salute Retired K-9 Officer On His Final Journey To Animal Hospital

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.24.2015 | Good News

After a months-long battle with Cushing's Disease, a retired K-9 officer named Judge was put to sleep last week -- but not before 90 police officers c...

'Dumb, Dumber and Dumbest Stories of 2014'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 03.09.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

These are not goofy little news items dealing with such inconsequential matters as health care, the midterm elections and various conflicts around the world. Rather, they are the kind of important, socially significant and absolutely true stories that are the lifeblood of this column.

Retired Ailing Police Dog Brought To Shelter To Be Euthanized Now On Upswing, Needs New Home

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 09.20.2014 | Good News

K-9 the canine was dropped off at a Kansas animal shelter this summer, by an owner who said the elderly German shepherd was a retired police dog with ...

Officer Suspended For Leaving Dog In Car, Killing K-9 Partner

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 08.21.2013 | Crime

An officer who left his K-9 partner in a hot car, leading to his death, now faces a 60-day suspension. Police Chief Larry McNeil of the Bennettsvil...

Radley Balko

Can Drug Dogs Be Trusted? | Radley Balko | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics

In the course of reporting on the traffic stop of Terrance Huff, HuffPost was able to obtain the reports of an Illinois State Police K-9 unit over an ...

Are Drug-Sniffing Dogs Unconstitutional?

AP | By CURT ANDERSON | Posted 03.04.2012 | Miami

MIAMI -- Franky the drug dog's super-sensitive nose is at the heart of a question being put to the U.S. Supreme Court: Does a police K-9's sniff outsi...

A Salute To 4-Legged Heroes For Veteran's Day

Posted 01.09.2012 | Impact

When you raise your flag on Veteran's Day, make sure to keep the four-legged heroes in mind, too. Monday marked the first American Humane Associati...

Paul Needham

On The Road: Patrolling The Safest City In America | Paul Needham | Posted 11.21.2011 | Crime

MISSION VIEJO, Calif. -- Jarrett Kurimay chuckles as he drives along this city's windy roads in his modified, black-and-white Dodge Charger police car...

Man Busted For Allegedly Taunting, Injuring Police Dog

Plainfield Patch | Posted 10.26.2011 | Weird News

An Illinois man has been arrested for allegedly taunting a police dog and slamming its head with a car door....

Another 9/11? Call 911

Norm Stamper | Posted 07.14.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

The capture of bin Laden argues elegantly against high-priced, nation-building, mission-creeping war, and its inevitable collateral damage, in order to go after individuals who are, at bottom, criminals.

Ohio Man Challenging Law On Teasing Police Dogs

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

MASON, Ohio -- A southwest Ohio man charged with teasing a police dog by barking at it says a city law violates free speech. The Cincinnati Enquirer ...

Joseph Rocha: Gay Former Sailor Details Abuse In Navy Despite Keeping His Sexuality A Secret

Washington Post | Joseph Rocha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I was 18 years old when I landed in the kingdom of Bahrain, off the coast of Saudi Arabia, in the winter of 2005. It was the first time I'd ever left ...

Joseph Christopher Rocha: Gay Sailor's Abuse To Be Reviewed By Navy

Youth Radio | Rachel Krantz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

After Youth Radio exposed a culture of hazing, including psychological and physical abuse, at a U.S. Navy canine unit in Bahrain, the nation's top Nav...