Post Tagged with: "law enforcement"

  • The Poison-Proof Dog, Part 2

    The Poison-Proof Dog, Part 2

    K9 Health 01/14/2014 at 2:42 pm

    In our last issue, we began a discussion of how best to protect working dogs in law enforcement from accidental poisoning. We put particular focus on the dog, especially on normal vital signs, in hopes that by recognizing normal values we could more swiftly identify the abnormal ones. In this […]

  • The Poison-Proof Dog: Part One

    The Poison-Proof Dog: Part One

    K9 Health 11/22/2013 at 4:18 pm

    Recently, the American College of Veterinary Emergency Medicine and Critical Care reported that each month, six percent of canine emergencies in the U.S. are accidental poisonings. Would you be ready to deal with an intoxication if your dog was involved? Would you know what signs to look for if your […]

  • Police Dog History

    Police Dog History

    General Topics, Patrol 08/28/2013 at 2:48 pm

    They are among the most loyal and steadfast officers of any police force. They are highly trained and immensely dedicated. And they are usually the only police officers that are routinely called “adorable.” They are the four-legged officers of the K-9 unit, and whether they are searching for missing children […]

  • Training for the Real World

    Training for the Real World

    Patrol 07/30/2013 at 10:37 pm

    In our careers as law enforcement professionals, we are expected to be aware of the latest and greatest techniques used in crime fighting.  How much training you get may depend on your agencies training budget or your willingness to spend your own money on something you feel is important to […]

  • Challenge Coin History

    Challenge Coin History

    General Topics 07/23/2013 at 8:59 pm

    If you’ve served in any branch of the armed forces, chances are you’ve received a “challenge coin.”  But you may not realize just how this longstanding military tradition came to be.  These coins have a fascinating story and lore all their own. The history of the challenge coin has developed […]