Posts tagged "police shoot dog"

Shooting Dogs, A Police Epidemic? Dog is Killed in Hazel Crest

Hazel Crest police searching for an escaped prisoner from the Metropolitan Correctional Center, traversed back yards in the south Chicago suburb….a Rhodesian Ridgeback (who the owner and others maintain was a friendly dog) was somehow perceived as a threat – and escaped the owner’s yard (likely because police opened the gate themselves). And the answer:... Read more »

Chicago Police Superintendent Defends Dog Shooting Cop

Chicago Police Superintendent Defends Dog Shooting Cop
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy commented on the police officer shooting of a puppy. Based on witness accounts, the police should be apologizing for the grief they cause this family and the suffering they’ve caused to a puppy named Colonel Phillips (who by the way was back in the hospital, after undergoing several hours of... Read more »

Chicago Police Officer Shoots Dog

Chicago Police Officer Shoots Dog
How can a Chicago police officer shoot an innocent puppy? That answers is still to be determined. I am a huge supporter of the Chicago Police Department, and police officers everywhere. No one seems to like police, until you need them….Having said that, this case is horrific – and the officer must be held responsible.... Read more »
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Dog Shot Five Times By Police for No Apparent Reason

I was just made aware of this shocking story from this October. If the events described here are true – this dog absolutely did not need to die. For reasons – which are unclear – an Arlington, TX police officer shot this dog five times, and in front of the family’s children. I sure hope... Read more »

Pit Bull Shot by Chicago Off Duty Police Officer

Pit Bull Shot by Chicago Off Duty Police Officer
These sorts of stories are difficult for me to post. I wasn’t there – I don’t know¬† what happened. It does seem like police officers – off duty or not – who are carrying a weapon might sometimes shoot first and ask questions later. Overall, I appreciate police officers, and don’t mean to make a... Read more »