Former police K-9 tracks down new owner's stolen purse
Bag held cash and irreplaceable photos of the owner's children
By Luke Traynor
STAFFORDSHIRE, United Kingdom — He's been retired from the force for a while, but Sam the ex-police sniffer dog showed he has lost none of his old skills when his new owner had her purse nicked.
The crime-fighting German Shepherd got straight on the case — and quickly tracked down the stolen property to an industrial estate almost half a mile away.