Four years after her dog was shot and killed, Ava’s owner has reached a settlement with the Erie Police Department.
A task force made up of police and pet lovers met Wednesday to begin implementing a new law aimed at protecting dogs in tense police situations.
New training for Colorado law enforcement in the aftermath of deadly dog shootings will be a requirement under a bill signed into law.
Colorado lawmakers are looking to put an end to police officers killing dogs. They say police need more training when they come into contact with canines.
A family in Erie is suing the police department for emotional damages, after an officer shot and killed its dog.
The district attorney has cleared an Erie police officer who shot and killed a family’s pet earlier this month.