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Highland Park Police Department’s newest canine chooses his own name

The Highland Park Police Department’s first community service and wellness dog chose his own name during an honorary ceremony Monday. The highly-trained walker hound arrived in Highland Park last month with police officers Mike Lodesky and Darren Graff. The “pawfficer” will serve in a critical capacity assisting with bringing comfort and support to individuals in […]

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Highland Park Police Department adds new community service, wellness dog to its department

The Highland Park Police Department’s newest member arrived on Sunday — their first community service and wellness dog, whose goal will be to help reduce stress. The highly-trained walker hound arrived in Highland Park on Sunday with police officers Mike Lodesky and Darren Graff. The “pawfficer” will serve in a critical capacity assisting with bringing […]

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Gurnee Police Department adding 2 new canines to department; seek students’ help in naming them

The Gurnee Police Department announced they are adding two new police canines to their department and are seeking students to help name the dogs. Gurnee Police Department Public Information Officer Shawn Gaylor said that the new canines will arrive in the coming weeks, with an anticipated swearing-in occurring in June. A partnership with Gurnee Mills […]

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Charity donates bullet and stab protective vest to Wauconda Police Canine Badger

A non-profit organization donated a bullet and stab protective vest to Wauconda Police Canine Badger. The vest was donated by the non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. Badger’s new vest is embroidered with, “In memory of K9 Kye, Oklahoma City Police Department,” the Wauconda Police Department said. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. was established […]

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Retired Lake Villa Police Department K-9 dies

A retired police dog who served for the Lake Villa Police Department and Lake County Sheriff’s Office has died, officials announced. The Lake Villa Police Department announced on Facebook Monday afternoon that canine Conan had passed away. Conan had served the citizens of Lake County for nearly a decade, according to Lake Villa police officials. […]

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Mundelein police K-9 Titan recognized for apprehending 4 suspects in separate incidents

Mundelein Police Department Canine Titan has had three successful tracks and located four offenders within the past two weeks, the department said. “We wanted to share with you some of Titan’s most recent activity. In the last two weeks Officer Kroll and Titan have had three successful tracks where four offenders have been located,” the […]