Having seen videos in the past on television of dogs killed by police officers during traffic stops, I asked the instructor of a class for the Santa Fe Citizens' Police Academy what to do in this situation.
Circumstances can vary, but remain still in the vehicle until the officer approaches/contacts you. If the dog(s) is crated, there should not be an issue. If not, ask the officer if you can restrain or otherwise control your dog. Depending on the dog's…
Posted on November 4, 2011 at 4:31pm