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US Capitol Police receiving support dog to help stressed officers

US Capitol Police has been through a lot of stress this year. Three of its officers died in the line of duty and it faces congressional investigations into its actions during the January insurrection.

One charity is stepping up to help – with a support dog – for this embattled police force.

Meet one of Palm Springs Police's newest recruits: A lovable lab named Finley

In January, the Palm Springs Police Department welcomed its newest and furriest— recruit: a lab retriever named Finley. But unlike most recruits, Finley won't be solving crimes or making arrests. Instead, he has several important jobs that he is uniquely suited for, including providing emotional support to staff and serving as a department ambassador to the community. 

Dogs pair with school police to support students' mental health in Garden Grove Unified

Kids and dogs. They just go together. Usually, though, not at school. But in Garden Grove Unified, administrators and local police are bringing trained support dogs onto campuses to help students facing stress or even trauma.

New Border Patrol K-9 ‘Chappie’ has special role: Being a good boy

A new pup has joined the Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector with a special duty–helping boost morale and mental health.

K9 Augie Joins SAFE Family Justice Center, Crime Prevention Unit

Augie joins the SAFE Family Justice Center and the Crime Prevention Unit to help engage with the community, according to Kate Perry, supervisor for SAFE. Perry is the canine handler for the unit.

Border Patrol Launches Support Canine Program

This week U.S. Border Patrol agents and their furry, four-legged canine partners began a journey and mission to help improve the mental health of the Border Patrol workforce nationwide.

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