Animal police shooting gets national attention

Animal police shooting gets national attention

“When they arrived they say Kirkpatrick’s two dogs aggressively approached them.

“They say one backed off, the other, a yellow-lab, exposed its teeth and started growling at officers.

“’The officer felt like he was fixing to be attacked by the dog so he shot the dog,’ said Carlsbad Police Captain Jon Moyers.

“The dog died instantly.”

Espanola police to get more training after shooting

Espanola police to get more training after shooting

Teen killed by officer earlier this month

“Reichelt requested emergency funding be granted to the county to help train 180 teachers and police officers in crisis intervention

Reichelt said the county used to provide this training until a couple years ago when funding was cut.”