• Facility Dogs Making a Difference in Criminal Justice

    10 days ago - By CCI

    On October 12, 2011, a gunman entered a hair salon in Seal Beach, California and shot nine people, killing all but one of the victims. All mass shootings are a tragedy, but for a community as small as Seal Beach, this devastated everyone. One of the Seal Beach Police Department's biggest priorities following this incident was finding ways to help the community heal. When Lieutenant Nick Nicholas, SBPD's public information officer, found out about Canine Companions facility dogs, he immediately thought back to the salon massacre and how valuable a highly trained dog would have been in the...
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