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Furry members of the force: NYPD swears 4 new K-9s as support animals

The NYPD made history Wednesday by swearing in four K-9s to serve as emotional support animals in its employee assistance unit.

News 12 Staff

Aug 4, 2021, 11:39 PM

Updated 1,051 days ago

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The NYPD made history Wednesday by swearing in four K-9s to serve as emotional support animals in its employee assistance unit.
The animals will support both members of the service and the community.
A sergeant, two detectives and a police officer joined in on the two-week training at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility.
The group worked alongside female prisoners who worked with the dogs since they were puppies.


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