Police: Man should get jail time in K-9’s death

National outrage after the dog's 2010 death led to New Jersey's "Schultz's Law," requiring a three- to five-year sentence for those who harm law enforcement animals


By Barbara Boyer
The Philadelphia Inquirer

SEWELL, N.J. — Skyler Robinson did not intentionally kill Gloucester Township's beloved police dog, and he is not a violent criminal, says his attorney, Saul Steinberg.

Legislators and local law enforcement officials see it differently. They say Robinson, 22, of Sewell, belongs in jail for robbery, assault, resisting arrest, and causing Schultz's death.

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