Recent Examples of police dog from the Web
Boomer, a police dog, tried to track him, but lost his trail.
He was taken into custody with the help of a police dog named Doc that bit the suspect, Thim said.
Two others ran away, police said, but an East Haven police dog found one of them.
Deputies, local police officers and a police dog started to search the man’s backyard — and just as the resident surmised, the man was seen hiding under the grill cover, deputies said.
With the department in line to lose its only police dog, Mendrick proposed adding more drug-sniffing canines, to both catch more drug dealers and, by finding contraband, helping the police to seize more drug money that can help fund the department.
Their vehicles were searched, and a police dog sniffed the vehicles.
The city of Birmingham, Ala., unleashed police dogs on civil rights marchers.
Hammond police brought a police dog as police ordered the men to come out.
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Definition of police dog for English Language Learners
: a dog that is trained to help police find criminals and illegal drugs
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