NYPD Dog Helps Collar Man who Assaulted Transit Cop

His name is Diesel and with a name like that you knew that this German Shepherd was destined for greatness. Practically since birth Diesel has been trained to sniff out the bad guys. Currently Diesel is a member of the transit bureau’s canine unit in New York City. Police are thanking the dog for helping stop an accused fair jumper who they say not only tried to skip out on a fare but also knocked out a transit cop.

Diesel’s handler Edward Ramirez got the call for help. Ramirez says that the suspect removed articles of clothing and Diesel was able to pick up on his scent. The dog followed the smell outside the subway station on 14th street in Chelsea and eventually tracked down the suspect on 16th street three quarters of a way down the block.

Diesel’s sense of smell led him to a hotel where the suspect was hiding under a bed in one of the rooms. What made this arrest so amazing is that most dogs are trained to smell on soft surfaces. Diesel was still able to smell despite having to do it on the concrete of New York City. Nicely done!

Add Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

dog
Rescue Dog Loses Back Paws: Gets Adopted by Detective with Prosthetic Leg
Dog running
Why Rescue Dogs Need Forever Homes
dog
New Evidence of Canine Intelligence has Just Surfaced
Rescue Dog
New York Exhibition Recognizes the Search and Rescue Dogs of 9/11
Border Collie Boston Terrier Cane Corso Chihuahua Corgi French Bulldog German Shepherd Golden Retriever Great Dane Pit Bulls Rottweiler Siberian Husky Tibetan Mastiff
American White Shepherd
10 Things You Didn’t Know about The American White Shepherd
Yochon
10 Things you Didn’t Know about The Yochon
Paisley Terrier
10 Things You Didn’t Know about The Paisley Terrier
Dog Tips
Tips on How to Have a Dog-Friendly Barbecue in the Summer
The Reason Why Small Dogs Can be so Fierce
The Reason Why Pit Bulls Can’t Swim Well
Preparing a Dog For When You Return to the Office
dog food
Why Some Dog Foods are Linked to Deadly Heart Disease
Acupuncture Dogs
Can Acupuncture Help Your Dog During Illness?
Molly the Dog
Owner Documents Dog’s Radiation Journey to Treat Tumor
What to Do if your Dog Has a Zinc Deficiency