HEMET: K-9 handler injured in collision while responding to officer’s emergency call for assistance

HEMET: K-9 handler injured in collision while responding to officer’s emergency call for assistance

HEMET – Details are still emerging after the City of Hemet Police Department’s newest K-9 handler was involved in a minor injury traffic collision Friday evening, April 28. The officer was injured while responding to another officer’s emergency call for assistance. The officer who called for priority assistance was struggling to apprehend a combative subject […]

NUEVO: K-9 helps take down combative man during brief, but violent struggle

NUEVO: K-9 helps take down combative man during brief, but violent struggle

NUEVO – Details are still emerging, but two people were arrested with assistance from a sheriff’s K-9 during a brief, but violent struggle after one of the two men resisted arrest Saturday, April 15. The incident happened at a home on 12th and 11th Streets in the unincorporated community of Nuevo. After a brief struggle and […]

MURRIETA: Three Murrieta Police K-9s to receive new, donated body armor

MURRIETA: Three Murrieta Police K-9s to receive new, donated body armor

Three Murrieta Police Department K-9s will soon be receiving brand new body armor thanks to a charitable donation from the nonprofit organization, ‘Vested Interest in K-9s, Incorporated.” The three vests have a combined value of about $6,000. In an effort to better protect those brave dogs who serve without hesitation or question, Vested Interest in K-9s, […]

Area K9 Teams thrill during annual Trials

Area K9 Teams thrill during annual Trials

Every year, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department’s K9 Team hosts a K9 competition and invites law enforcement agencies from across the country to compete in their annual K9 Trials. This year, the department held its 21st Annual Riverside County Sheriff’s Department K9 Trials Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4 and 5. The trials were held at George Ingalls […]

MURRIETA: Paws 4 Law celebrates ribbon cutting

MURRIETA: Paws 4 Law celebrates ribbon cutting

MURRIETA – Paws 4 Law Foundation celebrated their Ribbon Cutting Ceremony March 17. The event marks another great step in the group’s progress and goal to raise community awareness and support for the City of Murrieta Police Department K9 Unit. Paws 4 Law Foundation provides support to enhance the performance of the Murrieta Police Department […]

Murrieta Council honors retiring police canines Maddy and Blitz

Murrieta Council honors retiring police canines Maddy and Blitz

Murrieta Mayor Randon Lane and the Murrieta City Council honored retiring police canines Maddy and Blitz with certificates of appreciation for their service to the police department and the citizens of Murrieta Tuesday, Jan. 15. The two canines have been credited with helping local police officers locate missing children, capturing wanted criminals, detecting explosive devices […]

End of an era as Maddy the bloodhound retires from MPD

End of an era as Maddy the bloodhound retires from MPD

Members of the Murrieta Police Department K-9 unit gathered along with Murrieta Mayor Randon Lane, City Councilman Jonathan Ingram and friends and family of Officer Travis Shows to honor the retirement of Maddy the Bloodhound from her illustrious career on the police force on Wednesday, Dec. 16. On behalf of the K-9 team, Officer Ryan Hollenweiger […]

NaturVet grants Sheriff’s K-9s with lifetime donation of joint supplements

NaturVet grants Sheriff’s K-9s with lifetime donation of joint supplements

When it comes to supporting the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department’s K-9 teams, the Garmon Corp. is answering the call with its NaturVet company. Owner Scott Garmon of NaturVet greeted the K-9 teams outside of their Temecula offices to show support of their work and honor Sultan, the recently fallen Sheriff’s K-9 member. “It’s important to […]