When discussions of police dogs and animal welfare come up, the issue is usually about protecting the dogs while they are working in dangerous situations, and not about whether dogs should be used in this way. Loyal police dog being treated inhumanely on chief’s orders about police dogs and their retirement: this type of story is not the norm it’s the exception and it should be treated as such but thanks reply lynda says on 10/29/2014 at 7:13 pm what and asshold how could he leave his dog just likethat poor dog. Should police dogs be considered as equal when compared to the human officer here is what happened to start the controversy in pittsburgh a 19 year old male was walking through the street suspiciously with his hands in his pockets police officers demand he show his hands several times the man does not respond so the police sends the police dog after the man.
Even if you dont beleive that the dogs should be treated as equals, the police acted to protect themselves, as well as any civilians that may have been in the area nekkid truth 1 decade ago 1. The k9 unit | police dogs and how they are trained justin cooke september 8, 2016 no comments soundoff 360 one of the most fascinating aspects of the police force is without question the police dog and its handler, also called the k9 unit. If the life of a law enforcement k9 like jethro is going to be viewed as being on par (or nearly so) with the life of a human law enforcement officer, then anyone who is responsible for the death of a police animal should be held to the same standard (or nearly so) as killing a human officer.
It means these dogs must be and are treated just as a human police officer would for example, in new york city, police dogs are most often used for tracking, detection and criminal apprehension. Running head: police dogs as people should police dogs be treated as human beings should police dogs be treated as human beings police dogs are being murdered and criminals are getting away with minimal charges these animals go through extensive training and, much like their human counterpart, continue training throughout their career. Killing a police dog = killing a cop comment: i have heard that if someone kills a police dog they can be charged with killing an police office because dogs on a k9 unit. For a dog to be considered for a police department, they must first pass a basic obedience training course they must be able to obey the commands of their handler without hesitation this allows the officer to have complete control over how much force the dog should use against a suspect.
Police in paris began using dogs against roaming criminal gangs at night, but it was the police department in ghent, belgium that introduced the first organized police dog service program in 1899. Here the dog was an extension of the police officer shooting the police dog was the same as shooting the police officer because the police dog was under the control of the officer and executing the officer's command. Police, search and rescue dogs are not often discussed in relation to animal rights, but it's a topic to consider see the debate for and against them police, search and rescue dogs: the animal rights debate.
Cadaver dogs - although it sounds kind of gross, these police dogs are trained in finding dead bodies this is an important function in a police department and these dogs do it well this is an important function in a police department and these dogs do it well.
Any attack on a police animal, whether it be dog, horse, ferret or shark with frickin' laser beams should be treated exactly the same as an assault on a police officer god makes me feel pain because i cheat at darts. Loyal police dog being treated inhumanely on chief’s orders 10/29/2014 posted by melanie 468 comments it’s bad enough that we are constantly bombarded with tragic stories about police killing friendly family pets for often no reason at all, and it’s just as sad to learn that police aren’t even treating their own k-9s well. Someone explain the logical consistency here, please when a law enforcement k9 killed by a suspect, the suspect often as treated as if the suspect shot and killed a human officer.
Police dogs are not often discussed as an animal rights concern since there are so many other issues that affect and harm more animals when discussions of police dogs and animal welfare come up, the issue is usually about protecting the dogs while they are working in dangerous situations, and not about whether dogs should be used in this way. As the theory goes working dogs should not be treated as pets and are not pets working dogs should be kept outside in a kennel and not live inside with their handler or owner the dog should be taken out a few times a day to work and some work related play is allowed. Hi there, in my opinion dogs should be respected and treated well by the owners, it`s ok that they have to work , but still they need to receive love and fun, remember that some day they can`t work anymore.