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December 19, 2012
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Kids raise money to protect police dogs

Some of those first to respond to Carson City's most dangerous situations are also the sheriff's office's most vulnerable.When officers arrive at a burglary in progress, said Deputy Dan Ochsenschlager, they will usually send a patrol dog in first. The dogs are also used to chase suspects who flee.“We're always worried when we send a dog in,” said Ochsenschlager. “There are times we send a dog in when we don't know what the suspect has. They might be met with a shooting or a stabbing.”And members of the Boys & Girls Club don't like that idea. Through the Torch Club, …

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