Mt. Shasta PD seeks public’s input regarding getting a new K-9

MT. SHASTA — After losing their last K-9 after he was retired to another agency due to his age, Mt. Shasta Police Department is seeking the public’s input regarding getting another K-9 for their department. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Two-vehicle Burney crash showers pedestrians with flying debris Trio arrested after Redding traffic stop leads to guns, drugs SCSO’s efforts to […]

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RSO, community reeling after death of second K-9 in 9 days

RIVERSIDE COUNTY — Sheriff’s officials and dog-lovers throughout Riverside County and beyond are reeling after the death of a second Riverside County Sheriff’s K-9 in just over a week. Sheriff’s K-9 “Windy” – who was officially retired July 12, less than two weeks before she passed away – lost her battle with a long-term illness and succumbed to her illness […]

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Man who fled in halter top, high heels taken down by RPD K-9

REDDING — A distinctively dressed Redding man who fled from officers while wearing a halter top, high heels, and tight jeans earlier this afternoon, Sunday, June 2, was apprehended with assistance from a CHP aviation crew and a police K-9. Today’s arrest happened in a heavily-wooded area northeast of S. Bonnyview Rd. and Bechelli Ln. SEE OTHER RECENT SCNS HEADLINES: […]

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Shot apprehending suspect, Anderson K-9 to receive Medal of Valor

ANDERSON — Although all law enforcement officers face the unknown ever time they put on their uniforms and badge at the beginning of each shift, they always know it could be the last time they ever do so. But when Anderson PD K-9 Handler, Officer Finch released his furry canine partner “Chance” to apprehend a suspect fleeing from officers in […]

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No charges after man in stolen car nearly hit deputy and K-9 head-on before crashing

HEMET — A wanted probationer was arrested after nearly plowing head-on into a sheriff deputy and his canine companion in Hemet before crashing into a field early Tuesday morning, Jan 15. Jail records indicate the alleged suspect was charged with injuring the K-9 who assisted in the man’s apprehension, but officials have not yet specified the nature or extent of […]

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Paws 4 Law Foundation, California Veterinary Specialists, to teach 14 area law enforcement K-9 Handlers canine CPR

MURRIETA — Paws 4 Law Foundation, a non-profit 501c3 dedicated to raising community awareness and support for City of Murrieta Police Department’s K-9 Unit and other area law enforcement K-9 Teams, is working with Murrieta’s California Veterinary Specialists to hold a special canine CPR training for local law enforcement K-9 Handlers Wednesday, Nov. 28. Tomorrow night’s training is intended to […]

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Anderson medical aid call leads to violent confrontation, arrest

ANDERSON — A deputy and his K-9 partner were attacked during a medical aid call that turned violent in Anderson, Monday afternoon, Sept. 17. The alleged suspect was arrested after the violent altercation that happened in a canal area near Thomas Rd. and Genes Ln. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: BREAKING: Two air ambulances requested after Paynes Creek rollover ejection APD/RPD […]

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Spunky sheriff’s K-9 successfully sniffs out missing senior in Idyllwild

IDYLLWILD — A very special Riverside County Sheriff’s K-9 is being hailed a hero after locating a “critical missing” 80-year-old man who had become lost Thursday, Sept. 13, after wandering away from an Idyllwild campground. Already missing for seven hours by the time Deputy George Scott and his faithful, four-legged partner K-9 “Copper” were called in to assist, the dynamic […]

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UPDATED: Shovel-wielding man who resisted HPD officers & beat K-9 later suffers cardiac arrest

HEMET — A man who had been using a shovel to break down an apartment door late last night later resisted arrest was rushed to a hospital after reportedly suffering cardiac arrest. Hemet PD has released very little information related to the violent confrontation, which happened near the 100 block of N. Hamilton, between Florida and Latham Avenues. Video shot […]

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K-9 run down, two officer involved shootings, multiple vehicles wrecked, during burglary investigation

HEMET — Injured early this morning after being struck by a pickup truck fleeing the scene of a burglary, a police K-9 still managed to assist with apprehending one of the two suspects who tried fleeing the scene on foot. The violent, vehicle-borne attack against the K-9 handler and his furry companion – Hemet PD’s newest K-9 handler and dog […]

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