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Bill aims to reduce number of dogs shot by officers

A new bill is aimed at curbing the number of dogs killed by Georgia police officers during stops and calls.

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calgarth - 2/14/2014 1:36 AM
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So because dog owners refuse to train their fleabags to obey voice commands, the taxpayers of the state of Georgia must pay for "extra" training for law enforcement officers? Almost every such incident could be avoided if people would simply train their DOGS! When a dog threatens an officer, he has every right to protect himself and if a dog cannot be "called off" by its owner, it is the owner's, not the officer's, fault when the dog is killed.

Realchange - 2/4/2014 10:42 PM
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Case will be whitewashed. Even if the officer is let go he will simply go one county over and reapply 6 mos later and have the same job in another county. Something the average citizen is not told about police hiring practices.

wishmistress - 2/4/2014 12:31 PM
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An average person in someone's home would not attempt to shoot the owner's dog. You allow the owner to restrain the dog while keeping your cool. Unfortunately, there are too many trigger happy cops out there making bad choices. What if the bullet had hit the owners or their child? Too bad we have to constantly make laws to attend to common sense.--------------------BTW, ActionNewsJax...People HATE videos that roll automatically!
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