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Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS)

Police canine risk management

Topic: 
POLICE--CANINE PROGRAMS
Author: 
Wallentine, Kenneth R.
Publisher/Date: 
2002
Note: 
In Municipal Lawyer - Vol. 43 - no. 4 (July/August 2002),Includes bibliographical references (p. 35).
Summary: 
Police canine unites have increasingly been the target of plaintiff's lawyers, but the good news is that few cases have been successful. The risks of operating police canine unites may be effectively managed with a little knowledge and proper policies, starting with this article's review of the basics of police canine liability.