K-9 Gino, 9, was born in November 2011 in Bergheim, France. He officially joined the ranks of the Griffith Police Department's patrol division on June 1, 2013, police said.
"Being able to work with a dog is probably one of the best things ever," Cpl. Dwayne Brown said. "You have to train together, and you become a team."
The 7-year-old bloodhound, "Lula Belle," and handler, Officer Anna Wilk, found the man within about 20 minutes of being called to assist, the Cook County Sheriff's Office said.
“We are currently reviewing Dax’s status on our department and considering options including reassigning him or possibly returning him to the vendor,” the sheriff said.
Search units swarmed the area when a resident notified police that Dax was in her backyard at East Monitor Street and North Court Street.
Nearly 24 hours after a new Lake County Sheriff's Department police dog escaped from its handler, the canine remains on the lam.
Two of Valparaiso's finest are finalists in a national contest featuring police officers and their furry companions.
PORTAGE — The exact fate of the Portage police K-9 involved in the deadly attack of another dog at a local festival Saturday remains undetermined.