You probably don’t give much thought to police dogs in your day-to-day life. We all know that they’re there, but many of us don’t really know how dangerous it can be for a police dog when they’re defending the public.
This incredible story of Bruno the police dog will amaze you. It’s a tale of incredible heroism, certain heartbreak and a heroic and happy ending for both Bruno and his human partner R.J. Young.
So let’s take a moment to acknowledge the incredible sacrifices of the police dogs that help keep our cities safe.
The United States uses K9 (named after the genetic family of dogs canine) units throughout the nation. They operate at every level of policing including the federal, state, county and local levels.
They are used mainly for the sense of smell and assistance in drugs and explosive detection. However, they may also be used to apprehend perpetrators of crime.