Tenn. attack prompts review of kenneling for K-9s
Agency is in the early stages of a $2.6 million, multiyear capital plan to build a new K-9 facility
By Don Jacobs
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Elko was wet and scared when he darted through a gap in a kennel created by a violent thunderstorm and began roaming a Campbell County subdivision.
In the veteran Knoxville Police Department K-9's confusion, authorities think, he sought out the first familiar sight he encountered — a passing Mercury Marquis that looks similar to the Ford Crown Victoria police cars he rode in and worked around.