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Police & Dog Encounters Training

This Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) training consists of five videos introducing law enforcement officers to strategies that may be utilized to deescalate encounters with dogs. After the training, officers should have more information regarding options that are available to them to help protect themselves, citizens and dogs. A companion document titled “The Problem of Dog-Related Incidents and Encounters” can be found at the end of the video series links. Click here for more information.

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