The stars of the show include PD Echo, a five-year-old black Labrador who works as a drug detection dog. Only last week, Lucy, a nine-year-old Labrador rummage dog, was part of a search operation on a property. All Versions. Merseyside Police were investigating on Monday after death threats were aimed at Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford following his challenge on Virgil van Djik. After joining the force in 1985, Andy Cooke served as detective at every rank, including senior roles in St Helens, where he was detective chief inspector in the early 2000s. We are appealing for witnesses after reports a man was assaulted during a dog attack in Sefton Park. 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At around 5pm on Thursday 21 January, a 54-year-old man and his German Shepherd were bitten by two large bulldogs near the Oasis in the Park Cafe. After a short search she managed to locate the man who was hidden in some bushes outside a hotel in the city centre. Merseyside Police said the owners of the dogs, all banned under the Dangerous Dogs Act, had not adhered to conditions imposed by the courts when given permission to keep them. Manor Road, Wallasey, Wirral, Merseyside, CH44 1DA CH44 1DA. Operation Shepherd is a comprehensive campaign involving numerous teams to tackle crime across Merseyside during December. 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"Our dogs work alongside their handlers in both covert and highly visible policing roles, as part of the work we do to keep businesses and residents safe. It is understood abusive posts also directed at Richarlison are also being looked into following the controversial 2-2 derby draw at Goodison Park on Saturday. A well-lit Ford police van of the Merseyside Police Service carrying police dogs is seen here responding in downtown Liverpool to an emergency. Here is an example of the sort of thing you'll see on @merpoldogs . Merseyside Police said four people – three men and a woman – were removed from the house party and reported for summons under the Health Regulations Act 2020. The man ran from the car, and when the officers couldn't’t find him, Jaeger was deployed. Merseyside Police are increasingly active on social media of late - and one of their most popular accounts belongs to the Allerton-based dog section. A Merseyside family has been left ‘baffled’ after their dog was poisoned while out on a walk in the park. Download Share. "The dogs are also able to free search for offenders believed to be hiding in specific areas, such as buildings, gardens, compounds or open areas such as fields and woodland. Rescues, police dogs and cats on leads brave snow as cold snap hits UK Viral news Published: Dec 28, 2020 Last Updated: Dec 28, 2020 Some enjoyed the chilly weather more than others. Merseyside Police has launched an investigation into misuse of the force's Twitter account after responses to football fans about rape sparked public outrage. They get rewards for every arrest they make, whether it be catching bubbles, And when it's time for them to leave the force they return back to normal life. By TheBritishMighty. After joining the force in 1985, Chief Constable Cooke served as detective at … An investigation into the murder of two 11-year-old boys, John Greenwood and Gary Miller, has been reopened after 36 years, Merseyside Police have confirmed. #merpolpups, When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Rachel Pounder, who is from Merseyside Police's Training Academy and is responsible for organising the calendar, said: "We produced the police dog calendar for the first time last year and it was so popular we thought we would do it again this year. Leave this site. Merseyside Police is one of the best performing forces in the country and it takes people from all sorts of different backgrounds with a wide range of skills and experience to achieve that. Calendars cost £7.50 each and can be ordered by emailing your name and address to policedogcalendar@merseyside.police.uk - we will then send out the link to the Just Giving page with a unique reference number. German Shepherds are brilliant at pursuing and detaining suspects. 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This is the fearsome PD Willo, a two-year-old German Shepherd, who works as an attack dog. “We want you all to enjoy the Christmas period safely and our dogs will continue to work as part of the collective effort to prevent serious and organised crime, as well as offences such as burglary and robbery across Merseyside.”. With their expertise in search and rescue, firefighters were able to access difficult areas where the Police would have struggled. Without JavaScript enabled forms will not work. Force dog handlers have been tracking the careers of PDs Yannick, Willo, Billy and others for months as they police the streets of Merseyside earning a treat or two along the way. Good evening last one for D Block on the Digital desk, Please contact us @MerPolCC on Twitter or Merseyside Police Contact centre on Facebook, alternatively you can make a wide range of reports online on our website https://crowd.in/0Gxm2Z. Find local areas, police forces, crime levels and statistics using the search box below. Merseyside Police confirmed the man, aged in his 20s, was taken to hospital and is in a stable condition. Our. Further information about Merseyside Police can be found at www.merseyside.police.uk. Jane Kennedy paid tribute to him for his exemplary service to Merseyside and to the police service here for more than 35 years, having joined Merseyside Police in 1985. German Shepherd Jaeger, is only 22 months old and has only newly qualified as a general police dog. The four-legged crime fighters are winning friends on twitter, The Liverpool Echo's twice-daily email brings you the biggest stories - don't miss out. 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Fire service dogs, trained in finding people in collapsed structures and confined spaces, proved invaluable. If you have any rehoming queries or want to know more about a particular dog, please call the centre on 0151 480 0660. Escape key not available with JavaScript disabled A five-year-old girl has been treated in hospital for facial injuries after being mauled by a dog, police said. Quickly exit this site by pressing the Escape key Merseyside Police’s dog section has 47 dogs - general working dogs, rummage dogs, explosive dogs, firearms support dogs and body recovery dogs, and all will be working this Christmas period in their various roles across our region. ... @5mods on Twitter We're sure she's a softie really. Filmed in 4K. Based in Huyton, Dogs Trust Merseyside has a dedicated team that help hundreds of dogs find much-needed homes every year. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Have a safe evening! Search for another area. We use cookies on this site to give you a better, more personalised experience. "This may be to locate a missing person, to find the route taken by an offender from a recent crime, or to indicate any discarded articles or property that have been recently handled by an offender. Sergeant John Meadows, from the Dogs and Mounted Section at Merseyside Police, said: “Our general purpose dogs are trained to track human scent. Sad news today following the passing of Retired Police Dog Melvin. This site is a beta, which means it's a work in progress and we'll be adding more to it over the next few weeks. Merseyside Police apologised after an employee sparked anger online by making a joke about rape on Twitter. These kennels were built for Merseyside Police as part of the new £48-million operational command centre at Speke, Cheshire. Your feedback helps us make things better, so please let us know what you think. Police dogs on Merseyside are ready to provide injured animals with the gift of life. I'm fine with cookies We currently have a number of opportunities for Student Police Officers who are looking to build their careers, represent our communities and serve the large population of the Merseyside area. Merseyside Police is one of the many organisations across the UK who have been challenged to raise £10,000 for the charity within six months. And here are some of the newbies who have just joined, T he force take on police dogs when they're puppies, And starts training them up from nine months old. Good evening last one for D Block on the Digital desk, Please contact us @MerPolCC on Twitter or Merseyside Police Contact centre on Facebook, alternatively you can make a wide range of reports online on our website https://crowd.in/0Gxm2Z. Along with her handler she recently followed a man who was suspected of stealing a car. Merseyside Police Dogs Twitter account announced Melvin's death yesterday (Thursday, November 19). 1.0 (current) 2,068 downloads , 7.78 MB November 16, 2018. Chief Constable Cooke has been commended on 10 occasions and, in 2014, was awarded the Queen’s Policing Medal. Today the force revealed the staff member has left by 'mutual consent'. Meet Lucy and Jaeger – just two of Merseyside Police’s dogs who will be helping to keep you safe over the Christmas period as part of Operation Shepherd. We're really grateful for our fantastic supporters who help us keep caring for these dogs. "The dog and handler team have a special bond which is forged from an early stage in their training and is paramount to their success.”, Well done to all the Police Dogs in Merseyside, we really appreciate your service. You can unsubscribe at any time. For more information about Merseyside Police Dog Section, follow @MerPolDogs on Twitter. Search for another area. More mods by TheBritishMighty: 4.92 1,377 10 Merseyside Police Volvo XC60 Pack - ANPR Response Car. “This is achieved by a period of intense training over a number of weeks, resulting in the dogs being able to track or free search for a protracted time over varying terrain and obstacles. Mighty. Very nice canine unit. After the officers had searched the property, Lucy went in and recovered a large stash of drugs hidden under a piece of furniture in the property. They have a range of dog breeds specifically trained for different tasks. ... Merseyside Dogs Home. The dog that mauled four-year-old John-Paul Massey to death in Liverpool yesterday was a breed of pitbull illegal under the Dangerous Dogs Act, Merseyside police said … MERSEYSIDE POLICE'S Chief Constable has announced he will retire from the force after 36 years fighting crime. Only last week, Lucy, a nine-year-old Labrador rummage dog, was part of a search operation on a property. Location search controls. The force said the dog was "safe and well". The operation was run from Merseyside Fire and Rescue and Merseyside Police joint command and control centre. This is PD Billy, a three-year-old Springer Spaniel, who works as a drug detection dog. Even driving officers home after a long shift. "The dogs receive a continual programme of refresher training throughout their career to enhance and hone their skills. This is just one example of the effort to prevent serious and organised crime. Merseyside Police’s dog section has 47 dogs - general working dogs, rummage dogs, explosive dogs, firearms support dogs and body recovery dogs, and all will be working this Christmas period in their various roles across our region. Their nightly exploits are being followed by thousands of people on Twitter. More: Assistant Chief Constable Ian Critchley joins In Memory of Colin McGinty running team. MERSEYSIDE'S Chief Constable Andy Cooke QPM is to retire after 36 years' police service. And Labradors are great multi-tasking dogs. Springer Spaniels have an exceptionally good sense of smell. Everton transfer news, rumours, gossip and speculation with the January transfer window open including the latest on Steven Nzonzi, Bernard, Joshua Zirkzee and more. No matter the breed, they always get on well with all their colleagues. Enter a postcode, street address or area. Sergeant Colin Dyer, Merseyside Police Dog Section said: "Our police dogs play an important role in keeping our communities safe and in helping to track and arrest offenders. Elena Cousins, pictured, from Merseyside, had just started walking for the first time when she was knocked over by the family's over-excited pet dog Olive. Kennelbuild worked with the dog handling team at Merseyside Police to deliver comprehensive design input. 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