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Best Police Response to 'Vicious Dog' Call Ever


Offbeat  (tags: animal welfare, rescue story, dogs, police officer, exercised restraint and compassion, response to a stray dog, pit bull, Baltimore, policeman )

Julia
- 2212 days ago - examiner.com
Officer Dan Waskiewicz, responded to a call about a dog - thankfully in a manner which was insightful and compassionate.



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Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 11:15 pm
I read this elsewhere, it's wonderful to see a cop who has a heart, and one who doesn't shoot first and ask questions later, noted thanks :)
 

Shan D (49)
Friday July 27, 2012, 12:51 am
Looks like the cop will have to get used to lots of doggie kisses! :o)
 

Dan H (0)
Friday July 27, 2012, 5:10 pm
Hats off to this officer... I love the part where it reads: "The dog, finally realizing he was safe, sat down and began to lick Officer Waskiewicz." If more officers had this attitude the world would be a better place.
 

Irma Paulme (94)
Saturday July 28, 2012, 12:07 am
May his tribe increase-Officer Wackiewicz!
 

Veronica C (22)
Saturday July 28, 2012, 5:27 pm
It's not very often a cop goes out on a call and meets his new best friend.
 

Donna B (36)
Saturday July 28, 2012, 5:30 pm
Wow. Thx Officer Dan. You are indeed an animal lover and a dog hero!! Thx for posting the story Julia, this just made my day. What a dangerous dog.
 

Sarah G (109)
Saturday July 28, 2012, 5:42 pm
great story
 

Joanne M (22)
Saturday July 28, 2012, 6:31 pm
Good police officers size up the situation and take the appropriate action which is just what this guy did - right down to adopting the suspect!
 

Kerrie G (116)
Sunday July 29, 2012, 4:40 am
Noted, thanks.
 

. (0)
Sunday July 29, 2012, 10:51 am
To whom does this belong? Aside from this, thank goodness for an intelligent police officer, who didn't use his gun, and ask questions later.
It also tells you something about peoples' mentality concerning this breed.
 

Kay M (347)
Sunday July 29, 2012, 12:01 pm
awesome.
 

Robert O (12)
Sunday July 29, 2012, 5:11 pm
Thanks Julia.
 

desanka s (416)
Wednesday August 1, 2012, 2:37 pm
This is a real officer and real love! Thank you Julia.
Petition:
THANK YOU OFFICER DAN FOR KEEPING OUR PETS SAFE
http://www.change.org/petitions/thank-you-officer-dan-for-keeping-our-pets-safe#
 

Süheyla C (234)
Wednesday March 13, 2013, 12:50 pm
Noted , thanks for posting Julia
 
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