When This Responding Officer Was Attacked By A Dog, His Police Training Instantly Took Over

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“The officer arrived and rang the doorbell earlier than I expected,” Wightman recounted in a letter to the RRPD. “I ran downstairs, but […] my son was already at the door with our dog.” Jillaroo witnessed the arrival of the stranger and had leapt to the worst conclusion.

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Clearly, Jillaroo had seen a stranger approaching her family and thought they were under attack. Fearing that her humans might get hurt, the dog flung herself into the path of the “intruder.” Then, when she was between the child and the stranger, Jillaroo made her move.

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