Police Dog Killed Responding To Robbery In Central Illinois

CBS Chicago

(CBS) — A canine police officer from the central Illinois town of Peru was killed last night while responding to a call, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

[cbs-audio url=http://cbschicago.files.wordpress.com/2013/08/mp3_bc-wav-carts-k9-obit-w2.mp3 size=340px download=false name=”Police Dog Killed Responding To Robbery In Central Illinois” artist=”WBBM Newsradio’s Nancy Harty”]

Kali the canine officer was on her way to an armed robbery when the squad car she and her human partner were in was hit at an intersection just before 7 p.m.

Peru’s Police Chief Doug Bernabei says the squad car had its lights and sirens on and Kali was in her customary cage in the back.

“The action was so violent there really is no way to prevent this in the sense that the door was ripped loose off the squad car and Kali was ejected,” said Bernabei.

He says the human officer was released from the hospital and is recovering from the emotional and physical…

View original post 44 more words


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s