Is hurting a police dog the same as hurting a police officer?
It is very similar. Until recently, the penalties were much less. Now, causing injury to a police canine has a tougher penalty. This was due to a number of recent high profile assaults on police dogs in Minnesota.

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1. What kind of dogs do you use?
2. Where do the dogs come from?
3. Who trains the dogs?
4. How long is the training?
5. Do the dogs live with their handlers?
6. How old are the dogs when they retire?
7. How do officers get selected to become canine handlers?
8. How much do the dogs cost?
9. What are the dogs used for?
10. Who pays for the care of the dogs?
11. Are the dogs safe when left in their patrol cars while the handler is not there?
12. Is hurting a police dog the same as hurting a police officer?