Dog Shot By Springfield Police Officer

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A dog is recovering from a gunshot wound after being shot by a Springfield police officer. What started as an investigation into a theft at the St. Vincent de Paul in Springfield quickly escalated when police say the suspect ran across the street into his house, and the family dog became aggressive … Continue reading »

Protesters Say Training Needed

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — About 50 protesters gathered outside the Springfield Police Department Thursday afternoon in response to a recent shooting of a dog. The crowd says this situation emphasizes the need for more officer training when it comes to dealing with animal control calls. They aren’t the only ones saying more education regarding situations with … Continue reading »