Wright Co. K-9 Dies One Week Before RetirementA Wright County K-9 officer died Thursday night after suddenly collapsing while on duty. The sheriff's office announced on Facebook that Saber, a nine-year veteran of the department, died at a veterinary hospital after suffering a ruptured tumor.
Meet The State Capitol's New 4-Legged Security GuardThe Minnesota Department of Public Safety is ramping up protection at the State Capitol by adding a four-legged, bomb-sniffing security officer. The State Capitol Security introduced Matka to the media on Monday. She is a 1-and-a-half–year-old Hungarian Vizsla who recently completed a 10-week training course in explosives detection.
Ramsey Co. Sheriff's Deputy Pleads Guilty To Hitting His K-9A Ramsey County sheriff's deputy who was caught on surveillance cameras abusing his K-9 partner has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty, according to Carlton County officials.
Coon Rapids Armed Robbery Suspect In Custody After ManhuntAuthorities say the man robbed the Subway restaurant on Round Lake Boulevard, just off of Coon Rapids Blvd, before he fled the scene on foot.
Brooklyn Park Officer Recovering After Falling Through Ceiling A Brooklyn Park Police officer is in the hospital with very serious head injuries after falling through an attic floor Tuesday night.
Ramsey Co. Deputy Caught Abusing K-9 On Camera Is Back At WorkA Ramsey County sheriff’s deputy caught on surveillance cameras abusing his K-9 partner is now back on the job.
Ask A Minnesota Expert: Tips For House Training Your DogDoggone, he's done it again! Sometimes man's best friend, although adorable, can become too frisky. But you needn't be a dog whisperer to get to know your dog and teach them new tricks. Dog expert Lisa Fabish has advice for you and your K-9 soul mate.
Deputy Sues Henn. Co. Sheriff For Retaliation After Questioning MoraleA deputy is suing the Hennepin County Sheriff, claiming his K-9 was taken away after he questioned department morale. The exchange was caught on camera at a union meeting last summer when Sheriff Rich Stanek was seeking re-election.
Officers Learn First Aid Skills To Help K-9 PartnersThere is a certain type of police officer who is more prone to injuries that others -- K-9s. The University of Minnesota's College of Veterinary Medicine is trying to remedy that. They offered a new course for officers from all over the metro.
Sheriff: Ramsey Co. Deputy Caught On Camera Abusing K-9A Ramsey County Sheriff's deputy faces criminal charges after he was caught on surveillance cameras abusing his K-9 partner at a Carlton casino. The Carlton County Sheriff's Office says 48-year-old Brett Arthur Berry was at Black Bear Casino on June 14 and 15 for a canine training and certification event.
State Patrol K-9 With Impressive Drug-Seizing Career RetiresA furry, four-legged officer is calling it a day after an impressive career. The Minnesota State Patrol says 10-year-old K-9 officer Arco is retiring after eight years on duty.
911 Dispatcher Creates First-Aid Kits For K-9 OfficersPolice canines are usually the first members of law enforcement to enter a dangerous situation. Members of law enforcement tell WCCO that caring for K-9s is quite expensive. Plymouth Police Officer Matt Gliniany says it costs roughly $13,000 to raise and care for a typical police dog.