28 Nov '13, 7pm

Nevada Lawmaker Targets Police Who Shoot Dogs

Nevada Lawmaker Targets Police Who Shoot Dogs

Last May a police officer hit a new low when he intentionally hit an Australian shepherd mix named Freckles with his car to stop him from approaching a group of children. He claimed he thought Freckles would harm them, but Freckles’ owner, Sarah Hecht, maintains that he was not dangerous and that he could have been stopped without using deadly force. “I have no doubt my dog would still be alive if the officer had on iota of training on dog behavior and dog psychology,” Hecht, told the Las Vegas Review-Journal . ”There was no reason for deadly force.” In response to the incident with Freckles and many others that could have been avoided, Nevada Senator David Parks is planning on introducing legislation that will require police officers to complete training on how to deal with dogs without using deadly force, and he’s getting support from local animal lovers. According to KT...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/nevada-lawmaker-targets-polic...

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marinecorpstimes.com 29 Nov '13, 2pm

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airforcetimes.com 29 Nov '13, 2pm

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St Leonards Street, Dunfermline has been closed...

stagecoachbus.com 29 Nov '13, 4pm

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