06/08/2010

Iowa PD faces lawsuit over K-9 unit

The dog has bitten suspects more often than other units in similar-sized cities

Telegraph Herald

DUBUQUE, Ia. — While accountability is a must, police dogs help law-enforcement officers do their jobs and protect the community.

Dubuque Police are facing a lawsuit over use of the department's K-9 unit, and the dog has bitten suspects three times more often than K-9 units in some similar-sized Iowa cities, the Times Herald reported on Sunday.

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