Archive for Thursday, November 23, 1995


November 23, 1995


Why don't Lawrence police have their own police dog instead of having to borrow one in times of emergency?

Police have been looking at the possibility of getting a police dog, said Sgt. Rick Nickell. Before the department gets a dog, issues concerning how the Fair Labor Standards Act will apply to the dog's handler must be resolved. Those issues involve the off-duty time the dog handler would have to devote to caring for the dog.

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