ALL THIS WEEK, CANINE OFFICERS FROM AS FAR AWAY AS
UTAH ARE IN SPOKANE FOR AN ADVANCED CLASS FOR DOG
IN A STORY YOU'LL ONLY SEE ON KXLY FOUR, JEFF HUMPHREY
SHOWS US HOW SOME SPECIAL TRAINING PREPARES THESE
DOGS FOR REAL POLICE CALLS IN THE FUTURE.
A POLICE PATROL DOG IS A VERY VALUABLE TOOL, BUT JUST
LIKE A HANDGUN, IF YOUR DOG JAMS UP WHEN YOU REALLY
NEED IT BECAUSE THE ANIMAL IS DISTRACTED, THAT CAN
PUT YOUR LIFE AND OTHER OFFICER'S LIVES IN DANGER.19;32
AND THAT'S WHY THESE PATROL DOGS ARE LEARNING TO FLY.
WASHINGTON'S FULL OF SOME PRETTY FAR FLUNG PLACES
AND SO IF A PATROL DOG LEARNS WHAT IT FEELS LIKE TO
RIDE IN A HELICOPTER NOW, HE WON'T BE DISTRACTED BY
THE NOISE AND VIBRATION IN THE FUTURE.
CRAIG HAMILTON/SPOKANE POLICE DEPT.
33;26 the more difficult situations we can expose
them to, the more confident they are out on the street
which creates more success as far as capturing bad
AND HERE IN SPOKANE, THE BAD GUYS OFTEN END UP TRYING
TO SWIM THE RIVER TO GET AWAY FROM THE COPS, SO THE
CLASS EXPOSES CANINES TO KEEP AFTER FLEEING SUSPECTS
EVEN IF MEANS JUST DOG PADDLING TO GET WHERE THEY'RE
DEPUTY JASON NYHUS WHATCOM CO.
44;40 absolutely, he loves it.
and again, it's seeing that again.
it's them getting positive repetitions and winning
every time that's so crucial to training an animal
DEPUTY JASON NYHUS AND HIS PARTNER HYDE MADE THE TRIP
OVER FROM WESTERN WASHINGTON.
HYDE CAN SNIFF OUT DRUGS AS WELL AS FIND SUSPECTS
ON THE RUN AND SHOWS WHY DOGS ARE FORCE MULTIPLIERS
IN THE WAR ON CRIME.
CRAIG HAMILTON/SPOKANE P.D.
34;02 so they can actually replace several patrol
officers if we have to clear buildings.
they're much quicker at that.
they also reduce the amount of force that's usually
needed if we have somebody who is resisting 34;14