Animal Abuse

WATCH: Video Shows Maricopa County Sheriff’s Deputy Shooting Dog in Wittmann

A video released by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office shows a deputy sergeant shooting a dog as it charges after him. The dog was not killed but is recovering with

WATCH: Florida Cop Grapples With 6-Foot Gator on Front Porch of Boynton Home

Florida – An alligator hanging out on a home’s front porch might have been too much to handle for some people, but not for Boynton Beach Police Officer Alfredo Vargas.

South Carolina Police Chief Arrested After Shooting Gun at His Own Family Pet

GREENWOOD, S.C. — An Upstate police chief is accused of firing a gun at his family pet during a domestic incident, according to a police report. A Greenwood man called

Off-Duty Cop Shoots Dog at Off-Leash Dog Park For Coming Towards Him Without Leash on

MEMPHIS, TN – A Memphis police officer shot a dog at Shelby Farms Dog Park on Thursday. Memphis Police Department confirmed that the officer was off-duty when the shooting happened.

Lawsuit: Family Dog ‘Lured’ to Its Death by Knox County Deputies

Knox County, Tennessee – A couple is suing over the fatal shooting of a family dog by a Knox County Sheriff’s Office deputy that was captured on body camera footage.

WATCH: Wichita Police Officer Injures 9-Year-Old Girl After Attempting to Shoot Dog

WICHITA, Kan. – An officer with the Wichita Police Department is on administrative leave following a shooting incident reported Saturday night at a northeast Wichita home. No one was seriously

WATCH: Man Says Cops Ordered Him to Cut Off His Dog’s Head or Go to Jail

Blood stains at the end of the Crawford County, Georgia driveway had been covered up with sand Monday in the spot where a dog was beheaded with a kitchen knife

Animal Control Officer Fumes After Cop Kills His Dog With Shotgun

PASSAIC – As an animal control officer for Bergen County, John Timmins says he knows what it’s like to have to capture an aggressive dog. You have to be careful, vigilant and

Witness Accounts Clash With Police Report in Shooting of 2 St. Bernard Dogs

A Red Bluff Police officer shot two St. Bernard dogs Sunday morning that he said were acting viciously and aggressively. But at least one person in the neighborhood where the

Family Dog Making Miraculous Recovery After Being Shot in The Chest by a Tarpon Springs Police Officer

TARPON SPRINGS – A family dog is making a miraculous recovery after it was shot in the chest by a Tarpon Springs police officer who said the dog tried to

Louisiana Woman Says Cop Shot Family Dog Then Complained About Cost of Bullet

A sheriff’s deputy in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana, killed a family’s dog last month. The clop claims the dog charged at him aggressively three times before he felt the need to

Tulsa County Sheriff’s Deputy Arrested and Charged With Stealing Dog From a Yard

A Tulsa County Sheriff’s deputy was arrested Wednesday after allegedly stealing a dog from a yard last month. Justin Kaczynski, 39, was booked into the Tulsa Jail on a count