After two decades of relying on neighboring hounds, New Haven now has its own dog/handler teams to track criminals.

Dogs are back on the force

April 29, 2010 • 0
Last week, the third floor of the New Haven Police Department headquarters resounded with howls. “Boris!” Officer Steve Silk grunted under his breath to his unyielding partner, a three-year-old German Shepherd. In a graduation ceremony Friday, Boris and Silk became one of three dog and handler teams certified as members of the NHPD’s canine patrol »