N.C. Highway Patrol to rebuild K-9 unit


After an uproar over rough training methods, the patrol will switch to Labradors used solely for drug searches

By Dan Kane
News & Observer

RALEIGH, N.C. — The State Highway Patrol said Monday that it will use dogs solely to sniff out narcotics, and avoid rough training tactics such as the swinging, suspending and kicking of patrol dogs that caused a national outcry.

LexisNexis Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.   
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy

Full story: N.C. Highway Patrol to rebuild K-9 unit

  1. Tags
  2. Police Training
  3. Traffic Enforcement, Highway Patrol
  4. Patrol Issues

Recommended K-9

Join the discussion

PoliceOne comments can only be accessed by verified law enforcement professionals.
Please sign in or register to view or write your own comments below.