As a Texas woman re-lived her experience of having police arrive at the wrong address and kill her dog, I learned an interesting film-making lesson: It’s hard to focus a camera when your eyes are welling with tears.
ALBANY, GA –- A routine visit by probation officers to a Georgia woman’s trailer ended in the use of lethal force against her two-year-old, 12-lb Jack Russel terrier/cocker spaniel mix, Patches. The 300-lb officer claimed that the dog threatened his life and required lethal force to protect himself.
MOORESVILLE, NC — Today a woman is nursing her wounded dog back to health. The full prognosis of the animal is not yet known, as the owners try to understand why a police officer shot their dog repeatedly in their driveway.
BOISE, ID — Gabrielle Stropkai’s 2-year old son was forced to see something that can never be unseen. He watched as his best friend, 5-year old lab-pit mix, Kita, was shot in the back of the head by a police officer.