K-9 units across the country surviving budget cuts
Jesse, a member of the Sacramento County Sheriff's Dept., demonstrates subduing a suspect. (AP Photo)
Hundreds of sheriff's deputies and SWAT officers have been laid off. Narcotics and gang units have been disbanded. Police helicopters are grounded. But thousands of K-9 teams across the country have survived deep budget cuts to stay on the job.
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