Officer Responds to Dangerous Dog Call, Comes Home with New Best Friend

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posted on Jul, 17 2012 @ 04:06 PM
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’m a Police Officer in Baltimore City. I am originally from Wilkes-Barre, and I am a fan of your organization and Pit Bulls. Today I received a call while on duty about a vicious dog chasing kids. When I came on the scene, I noticed people yelling out their windows at the dog. I followed the dog into an ally to see how it was acting. Going on my own approach, being a dog lover, I got out of my car and called the “vicious dog” over to me. The dog came over with it’s tail between it’s legs and panting. I grabbed my water bottle and the dog sat down next to me and began licking my pants. I started giving the dog water. I brought the dog over and waited for the pound to show up. My partner was not a fan of dogs and was startled by my approach. I suggested to him that this dog cannot be put down, and should be taken to a shelter. We took it upon ourselves to take the dog to the shelter, and transported it in the back seat in the back of our patrol car.


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With all the cases of Officers shooting family pets I thought perhaps it was time for a feel good story. Sometimes the Police won't shoot the dog... sometimes they'll adopt it..




posted on Jul, 17 2012 @ 04:14 PM
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Very cool story!

A big
for Officer Dan. Hope him and his new bud have lots of good times.



posted on Jul, 17 2012 @ 04:21 PM
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That's awesome.


It's nice to see things like this, especially when you know some officers wouldn't hesitate for a chance to discharge their firearm. I applaud this officer, for not only saving this dogs' life, but for taking it upon himself to love and care for the animal. S&F OP, thanks for sharing.



posted on Jul, 17 2012 @ 04:38 PM
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:up
fficer dan hes the man,a champion,im all for dogs .i would have taken the pitty aswell ,that cop deserves a donut



posted on Jul, 17 2012 @ 05:11 PM
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Read the story on Face Book ...really great! Yep I am a animal person



posted on Jul, 17 2012 @ 06:08 PM
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WOW! What a great Thread! Such Light in a time of Darkness.

And to think, People were starting to think Law Enforcement were Mindless Drones terrorizing every aspect of everyone's life.


All kidding aside, This is a Heartwarming story. Lets hope the two have many wonderful years together. Glad this isn't a story about jumping the gun and shooting first. Vary observant and certainly a true Animaltarian.


S+F to you.



posted on Jul, 17 2012 @ 06:41 PM
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I just read that story, I thought it was very sweet. Love the pic of the dog licking his face.

Baltiore City has a huge problem with mistreated pit bulls or those used for fighting.

So for this officer to still have compassion after seeing the animals discarded on a daily basis, good for him. You have to be bad ass to be a baltimore city officer too. They can get a job anywhere in the states. They see more in six months than most cops see in 10 years.
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posted on Jul, 19 2012 @ 08:55 PM
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Awesome story. Hope its an inspiration to other officers out there.





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