• Md. police officer, retired K-9 reunite

    WASHINGTON — A Montgomery County police officer had a touching reunion with his K-9 partner earlier this week after the department sent the dog halfway across the country. Officer Gil Fones with the Montgomery County…

  • Md. K-9 officer fights to get retired dog back

    WASHINGTON — He called his K-9 partner his best friend. And now, after working together for four years, that partnership is over. Officer Gil Fones with the Montgomery County Police Department says the dog he…

  • Needed: Name for bloodhound K-9

    WASHINGTON — Needed: A name for the the 4-month-old bloodhound puppy working with the sheriff’s office in Carroll County, Maryland. The female pup, once trained by the Maryland State Police, will be “tasked with searching…

  • Richmond to break ground for K-9 training complex

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond is preparing to begin construction of a new Canine Training and Community Complex. A groundbreaking ceremony for the $1.8 million facility is set for 2 p.m. Monday. The Richmond Police…

  • Commemoration of K-9 veterans to be held at Va. War Memorial

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Four K-9 units will demonstrate their dogs’ duties during the state’s commemoration of K-9 veterans at the Virginia War Memorial. The event will be held on Saturday at the memorial in…

  • Retired Prince George’s County bomb-sniffing dog dies

    The Prince George\’s County Police Department is mourning the loss
    of one of its former K-9 contributors that served on the force for more than nine

  • Prince William Co. park named for fallen police dog

    A fallen police officer — a hero dog — has been honored in Prince William County.