MOREAUVILLE, LA — The town council has passed an ordinance declaring an outright ban on two so-called “dangerous breeds” of dogs: rottweilers and put bulls.
CLEBURNE, TX — Body-cam video shows the moment when an officer coaxed loose family dogs toward him with kissing noises before raising his weapon and firing.
UNION, NY — A central New York town has instituted jail time as a penalty for a wide variety of menial violations of the town’s extensive pet control laws.
ERIE COUNTY, NY — A family was traumatized when gun-wielding police officers walked onto their quiet property and shot their dog in the head while looking for a man who did not live there.
HOMETOWN, IL — A family says that while rounding up their loose puppy, a police officer arrived and shot it in the head, in its own yard, in close proximity to a horrified child and the dog’s owner.
ST. PAUL, MN — A SWAT team left a family traumatized and mourning the loss of two beloved family pets that were abruptly gunned down in their living room during a surprise raid.
HENDERSON, NV — Police forcibly commandeered homes from two innocent families because they wanted to use the properties to surveil a neighbor. After their plan was denied by phone request, police conspired and executed a plan to break into the homes and arrest the innocent homeowners, a lawsuit reveals.
COEUR D’ALENE, ID — An officer shot and killed a dog that was waiting for its owner inside of a parked van. The officer later claimed it ‘lunged’ at him, but it was also revealed that he had his gun drawn the entire time.
HOMESTEAD, FL — A Florida couple says they were shocked to see a dozen heavily armed SWAT agents crashing through their front door, aiming rifles at them and searching their home.
SALT LAKE CITY, UT — A man says police entered his property without permission and then shot his dog in the head.
HAMMOND, IN — A family is upset after a police officer pulled up to their home, and within seconds without warning had pulled his gun and shot the family dog that was contained inside an invisible fence on its owners’ property.
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL — A man is “fighting for his life” after being shot during a pre-dawn SWAT raid on his home because of suspected drug possession. His son was beaten and his dog was shot to death.
SULPHUR, LA — Witnesses dispute an officer’s version of events after a dog was shot in the top of the head in a parking lot. The owner says that the cop fought back a smile after shooting his friendly, tail-wagging dog for no discernible reason — while it was tied up on a leash.
RAINS COUNTY, TX — A man says that when he called police to report that his home had been burglarized, he waited hours for an officer to arrive — only to witness his dog promptly being shot in the head by the responding deputy. He says when backup arrived, they mocked and intimidated him with a taser.
FILER, ID — An officer took a neighborhood dispute over unleashed dogs into his own hands. After arriving at the dog-owner’s house, the cop immediately started kicking the dog and in a matter of 38 seconds had shot it to death. The community is outraged after viewing the video, showing a questionable use of force that the police chief praised.
HOLLY HILL, FL — A police officer opened fire and seriously wounded a man’s dog after forcing his way into the wrong residence while searching for a woman convicted of a consensual sex act.
NEW YORK CITY, NY — A Staten Island family barbecue turned into a nightmare when it was interrupted by police investigating the improper use of a parking cone to save a parking spot on the street. What resulted was a day the family will never forget, as their home was invaded without a warrant, several family members were bludgeoned, and a NYPD officer sadistically stomped on a pet parakeet that lay helpless on the floor.
SAINT CLAIR SHORES, MI — When a man with dementia accidentally left a dog outside all night, neighbor’s called police to silence the dog’s barking. Police obliged by firing 8 rounds into the dog in its front yard.
KANSAS CITY, MO — An innocent man got a unexpected visit from police that left him shaken and fearing for his safety. Upset that he did not consent to a warrantless search of his home, officers told the man that if they had to return with a warrant, that they would be sure to ransack his home and kill his dogs in the process.
RABUN, AL — A family feels violated after their home was subject to an unannounced, no-knock raid and their gentle family dog was shot by a deputy.