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
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 »