Thursday, January 19, 2017

"Police say actions justified in dog shooting"

From The Journal

"RACINE — The police shooting of a dog during a search warrant operation late last year was justified, according to a Racine Police Department administrative review.

"Released to The Journal Times on Wednesday evening, the findings of the review also found that the actions taken by police did not violate department policies, Racine Police Chief Art Howell stated.

"Police reviewed the Nov. 30 incident, which occurred at a residence in the 2000 block of Kearney Avenue, after the dog’s owner, Sara Harmon, reached out to The Journal Times, saying police shot her dog, a 2-year-old English bulldog named Sugar, for 'no reason.'

"'On a personal level, as a dog owner, I have compassion and empathy for anyone who has known the trauma of losing a pet,' Howell wrote in an email Wednesday. 'As tragic as the outcome was in this case, the review process revealed no wrongdoing or malice in the actions taken.'

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Until the City of Racine releases the video from the swat team, expect the movement to begin to escalate towards ...........