Using police dogs to arrest people might be banned in CA

“If a canine unit is brought, say, to a protest, what is the intended goal of bringing the dog for crowd control? Because effectively, what you've told the crowd is that I am willing to sick this dog on you, if I perceive that you're getting out of line, or if you run away after I'd give you a command,” says historian Tyler Parry. Photo by Shutterstock.

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