US police shoot dogs so often that a Justice Department expert calls it an “epidemic” — Quartz

Police and dogs in the US have a complicated relationship. On the one hand, canines work for cops, sniffing for drugs and bombs. On the other hand, cops shoot dogs a lot—so much so that even law enforcement publications are asking, “Can police stop killing dogs?” This week, on Dec. 19, canine lovers were reminded…

via US police shoot dogs so often that a Justice Department expert calls it an “epidemic” — Quartz

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