CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Two members of the Carolina Beach Police department will soon have their own bullet proof vests. K9’s Ammo and Nox will receive their new vests thanks to a nationwide Groupon event that raised $335,000! Vested interest in K9’s, Incorporated will be providing over 350 law enforcement dogs nationwide with the […]
It seems encounters with law enforcement are becoming more violent across the country. Even here, we've been following a story about a Wilmington police officer accused of choking and threatening a handcuffed teen in his patrol car. So, what are the approved use of force tactics?
The Silver Alert for 15-year-old Antonio Demetruis Hansley has been canceled. Thursday evening, Hansley's mother Tammie told us she was called by Wilmington Police to come confirm if someone they had in custody is her son.
With community help, some Wilmington and New Hanover County law enforcement agents of the four legged variety are safer on the streets. Just like their human handlers the K9s now have the safety of a bullet and stab proof vests.
What would you do if you found out that your family pet actually belonged to someone else? A Whiteville woman adopted a retired Army K9 just three weeks ago, and now she’s giving him up to the man she says is his rightful owner.
The Wilmington Police Department will spend nearly $10,000 as it evaluates its canine program. Chief Ralph Evangelous promised the review earlier this year after an internal investigation into K9 officer Stafford Brister and his use of his dog on a chase suspect last fall.