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Finn (police dog)

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Finn
SpeciesDog
BreedGerman Shepherd
SexMale
BornHertfordshire, England
Nation fromUnited Kingdom
OccupationPolice dog
EmployerHertfordshire Constabulary (2011-2012)
Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Dog Unit [1] (2012-2017)
Years active2011-2017
Known forBeing severely knifed on duty
AwardsIFAW's Animal Action Awards 2017 - Animal of the Year [2]
PDSA Gold Medal [3]

Finn is a noted British police dog that was severely knife attacked in Stevenage in October 2016.[4] This event led to a campaign for stronger sentencing for attacks on service animals in the United Kingdom.[5]

Notes & References[edit | edit source]

  1. The three constabularies have collaborated their dog units into a single unit, however their officers are each employed by their relevant constabularies. Finn's owner David Wardell is still a Hertfordshire officer.
  2. "Celebrating inspiring animal lovers at IFAW's 2017 Animal Action Awards! | IFAW - International Fund for Animal Welfare". www.ifaw.org. Retrieved 2018-02-11.
  3. "Hero dog Finn to receive the PDSA Gold Medal". www.pdsa.org.uk. Retrieved 2018-03-16.
  4. Elvery, Martin. "Police dog and handler stabbed in Stevenage as they search for robber who is thought to have threatened a taxi driver with a gun". The Comet. Retrieved 2018-02-11.
  5. "Finn's Law". www.finnslaw.com. Retrieved 2018-03-16.

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