5 epic K-9 takedowns
Watch these five police dogs take a bite out of crime
By PoliceOne Staff
Whether they’re sniffing out drugs, searching for lost civilians, or taking down bad guys, K-9s are responsible for numerous acts of heroism every day out there on the streets.
In honor of National K-9 Veteran Day, we’re saluting the brave service of police dogs everywhere with a roundup of five epic takedowns caught on video. Take a look at these K-9s taking a bite out of crime, and be sure to take a moment to honor your agency’s K-9s today.
1. Texas cop makes split-second decision to use K-9 on armed suspect
After a police pursuit ended with the suspect jumping out of his vehicle and taking a shooting stance, K-9 Officer Jeff Payne had a split-second decision to make. Quickly determining the suspect was not armed, he deployed K-9 Jurek, who took care of the rest.
2. K-9 captures golf club-wielding robber
STANDOFF BEHIND A GLASS DOOR. A man with a golf club has a face-to-face standoff with officers that lasted several hours at a 7-Eleven in Oceanside. Only the 10News Breaking News Tracker recorded how the police dog finally put a stop to it. We're going through the other dramatic moments recorded overnight on 10News This Morning at 6am.Posted by 10News – ABC San Diego KGTV on Monday, November 21, 2016
A two-hour standoff between police and a man wielding a golf club ended when a police dog stopped the threat. Great work!
3. K-9 braves steep hills to catch hot prowl suspect
Despite ruff (get it?) terrain, this K-9 braved steep hills and even shook off a couple tumbles to get his guy.
4. K-9 and SWAT team take down perp
A police K-9 and SWAT team captured a man who claimed he had a pipe bomb and engaged them in an hour-long standoff during rush hour. Needless to say, dog: 1 – suspect: 0.
5. K-9 takes down naked carjacking suspect
A naked man fleeing police in a stolen Hummer limo met his match when officers released a K-9.