Skip to comments.Police dog was not ordered to attack, Gretna chief says
Posted on 08/11/2011 9:03:42 PM PDT by BBell
Gretna police officers knew they faced a man with a violent past when they went to arrest him three months ago, leading to an altercation in which the suspect fought with a police dog that bit him in the groin area, Police Chief Arthur Lawson said Wednesday in response to a lawsuit filed over the matter.
Lawson defended his department's canines and denied accusations that one of his officers intentionally ordered his dog, Zin, to attack Cody Melancon while arresting him May 30 in his Monroe Street apartment. Melancon tried to flee and then fought with the dog
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Obvious case of self-defense...by the dog.
Story already posted and pinged yesterday:
I posted it yesterday. This is a follow up article.
Perhaps he groped his own groin (itchy balls?) and the dog, having been taught to look for a weapon when a subject gropes somewhere, chomped it and his hand together.
So either he sicced the dog on a kneeling, helpless man or, according to his own report, he sent the dog into an apartment after someone he could not see. Did he realize there were two kids inside, I wonder?
Anything that cannot respond to a surrender should not be used in apprehension. It is barbaric.
You need to read and understand the article. The dog will not bite without movement.
Sorry mr cop, but I think you are lying and should be fired. Turning a cop dog loose in an apartment with kids. Cop dogs are a 99.9% waste of tax payers money, and I do not care about the cops addiction to dog farts. He can get a job cleaning the monkey cages at the local zoo.
“Cop dogs are a 99.9% waste of tax payers money, and I do not care about the cops addiction to dog farts. He can get a job cleaning the monkey cages at the local zoo.”......
Well it looks to me like the “cop dog” did most of us a favor by pretty much eliminating the chance the loser will father anymore “parasites” to the tax payers. “Birth Control” the hard way.........gotta love it!
Ahh, so we have a police dog that attacked a man without being commanded to do so? In that case, the dog is not fit to be a police dog and the handler was criminally negligent in not restraining his animal.
Just mail your part of the out of court settlement. Judges and courts hand out punishment in our system.
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