Video: Police Officers Receive Training to Reduce Dog Shootings

Written by: Phil Monahan

Earlier this month, we posted about a proposed Colorado bill that would require police officers to take annual classes on canine behavior. The goal was to reduce the number of dog shootings by police in the state. A report from the today focuses on training for officers in the town of Arvada. This is a great idea, and anything that increases understanding and reduces fear will surely make it less likely that someone’s pet will be killed by the police. I hope there’s a lot more of this going on across the country.

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Arvada Police

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