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Dog Shootings

Gov. John Hickenlooper signing the bill on Monday (credit: Emily Kelley)

Police Training For Dog Encounters Becomes Law

New training for Colorado law enforcement in the aftermath of deadly dog shootings will be a requirement under a bill signed into law.

05/13/2013

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Colorado Dog Owners: Train Police To Avoid Shootings

Dog lovers concerned about recent cases where law enforcement officers fatally shot people’s pets are lobbying Colorado lawmakers on a bill to train officials on how to handle canine encounters.

04/03/2013

Boulder Police Officer Sam Carter poses with the elk he shot with his service gun while on duty. (credit: CBS)

Police vs. Animals: Are We Seeing a Trend?

After the third questionable animal shooting by a police officer in the metro area in three months, it’s time to hear from police departments and our elected leaders that these are anomalies and not a tragic trend. Without some response, we’re left to assume the worst.

01/15/2013