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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 07-13-2010, 03:21 AM Thread Starter
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R.I.P.Gage

Thats another one lost , there is now an outcry on whether police dogs should have vests .


More police to receive weapons - Broad - National - NZ Herald News
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R.I.P Gage. There have been too many like this in NZ I hope the bastards rot.

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Thats another one lost , there is now an outcry on whether police dogs should have vests .


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Some years ago a local Canine Officer lost his partner to anti-freeze some scumbag purposely placed. That 'person' was never caught.

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I hate to say this... but what a joke!!! Police without guns?? Whatever government body in NZ mandated that ought to be fired and replaced with realistic people who care about their protectors. Too bad for the dog and the officers. CRAZY!!!
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RIP Gage, poor boy.

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RIP Gage, poor boy.
The officer did have a gun in his police car but chose not to take it as he had his dog . Gage died saving his partner .
A NZ Police Dog is part of the NZ Police force so charges there will be pending shooting and killing a NZPD member . Its the 23rd dog to die on duty here .
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RIP Gage, poor boy.
The officer did have a gun in his police car but chose not to take it as he had his dog . Gage died saving his partner .
A NZ Police Dog is part of the NZ Police force so charges there will be pending shooting and killing a NZPD member . Its the 23rd dog to die on duty here .
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I hate to say this... but what a joke!!! Police without guns?? Whatever government body in NZ mandated that ought to be fired and replaced with realistic people who care about their protectors. Too bad for the dog and the officers. CRAZY!!!
Some NZ police are armed but not all. They have what is called 'The Armed Defender's' squad which is the full ticket! The point is I guess that it becomes what you are used to and whilst I do not have data to back this up, I think that there would be a smaller number of weapon (firearm) related crimes etc per capita than a lot of other countries. NZ only has a population of just over 4 million. I lived there for 33 years and when I moved to Australia where police do carry, well it still makes me do a double take when I see a holster on them! Anywhoo....I stand by my original comment that I hope who is responsible for this rots in ****.

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R.I.P. Gage. I always thought that because gun laws are different in the States and elsewhere compared to over here in England that the K9 Officers would have some sort of protection its not right!! I have shed 100 tears for you babe

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