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FW Cops Kill Dog

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Angel

Tuff Enuff!
 
 
Barked: Wed Dec 5, '12 3:51pm PST 
Not sure if anyone else heard about this...if not here are two articles about the situation.


http://www.star-telegram.com/2012/05/28/3991473/owne rs-of-dog-killed-by-officer.html


http://www.copblock.org/16364/ why-cops-should-be-required-to-be-able-to-read/

While I absolutely hate that the family's dog was shot because of a mistake on the policeman's part, I am glad to report that the Fort Worth PD is now requiring officers to attend dog behavior classes. This will teach them how to tell if the dog is acting aggressively or not.
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Taggert

Semper Vorax
 
 
Barked: Wed Dec 5, '12 4:56pm PST 
9/10 times shooting is never the answer and they know it.

https://dogmurders.wordpress.com/
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Angel

Tuff Enuff!
 
 
Barked: Wed Dec 5, '12 5:07pm PST 
Agreed Taggert. Like the homeowner asked, why didn't they mace the dog first? The man told the officer what the dogs would do and he refused to listen.

Still, I think training the officers in how to deal with dogs is a good idea. Just hope it catches on.
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Chico

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Barked: Thu Dec 6, '12 3:59am PST 
I feel for the family must have been one hell of a traumatizing thing to go through, obviously this officer has some sadistic tendencies with his shoot first/ask questions later mentality.

He should be discharged and charged with animal cruelty, but as with most cases he will most likely go on a paid vacation while this case gets investigated while the family of this dog goes to counseling.

I live in Fort Worth and I've been pulled over once while I had Chico in the back seat, and luckily the officer was really nice he must have been a dog person.
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Angel

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Barked: Wed Jan 2, '13 7:55pm PST 
This elderly lady once claimed my brother told his dog Scooby to "sic" her when he walking down the street - she even called the cops! When the cop pulled up Scooby stuck his head in the driver side window and proceeded to lick the cops face. All he said was "you gotta good lookin dog there!"
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