DEAL - The borough police department will be getting it's first four-legged member this summer after the 14-month-old Belgian Malinois completes training, officials said.

Patrolman Dan Lokerson was selected among three officers who expressed interest in becoming a handler and started training with his new partner, Atok, at the Morris County Police Academy, Chief Ronen Neuman said.

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SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — All Unified Police Department officers will soon be trained on how to deal with dogs while in the field.

It’s become a hotly debated issue in Utah and a talking point in the Salt Lake County Sheriff’s race.

Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder wants to make the training mandatory.

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