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  • Half of intentional shootings by police involve dogs, study says

    12/02/2012 11:56:08 AM PST · by Daffynition · 56 replies
    SeattleTimes.com ^ | December 1, 2012 | Mike Carter
    There has never been a documented case of a dog killing a police officer. The same can't be said for police killing dogs. Every year, hundreds — if not thousands — of animals, mostly canines, are killed by police or animal-control officers. According to the National Canine Research Council, up to half of the intentional shootings by police involve dogs. Sometimes, the animals have been injured and need to be put out of their misery. Sometimes, they are vicious and killed for reasons of public or officer safety. But mostly, they die tragically and needlessly, victims of misunderstanding, prejudice or...
  • Recording captures Texas cop shooting and killing man's dog after showing up at the wrong house

    04/18/2012 8:41:58 PM PDT · by Arthurio · 71 replies
    Chilling video has surfaced of the moment a Texas cop responding to an emergency call at the wrong address shot and killed a man's beloved dog. The officer’s police cruiser dashboard camera captured the event, which happens out of view. WATCH POLICE DASH CAM VIDEO BELOW Austin cop Thomas Griffin is heard shouting "Get your dog!" barely a second before firing a single fatal shot at Michael Paxton's Blue Heeler, Cisco, on Saturday afternoon. "What are you doing? What did you shoot my dog for," Paxton is heared yelling hysterically. "I live here!" "Oh my God, I can't believe you...