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December 2011 News Archive

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  • Gulfport Police get "aggressive dog" training

    Gulfport Police get "aggressive dog" training

    Monday, December 19 2011 6:42 PM EST2011-12-19 23:42:25 GMT
    Monday, December 19 2011 9:08 PM EST2011-12-20 02:08:04 GMT
    Police officers in Gulfport are learning what to do when they encounter aggressive or dangerous dogs. An expert instructor from Texas spent the day Monday teaching officers how to avoid using deadly force when dealing with such animals. It was just last week that a Gulfport officer shot a pit bull in someone's yard; a dog that later had to be euthanized. However, the timing of this class is merely coincidence. Police Chief Alan Weatherford decided several months ago to hold the...More >>
    Gulfport police officers received training Monday on how to stay safe when encountering aggressive or dangerous dogs. An expert instructor from Dallas taught the officers how to use less-than-lethal force when having to control or contain such animals on a police call.More >>
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