Wightman wrote, “And that’s when it was a little bit nerve-racking, because I was watching the dog bite [Frederick].” Jillaroo actually bit the officer on the leg not once but twice. Then, however, Frederick surprised everyone. The officer responded completely contrary to how you might expect.
That’s because Frederick seemed to anticipate the dog’s intentions and didn’t fight back. Neither did he draw his weapon. In fact, he made no sudden movements at all. “The Officer was slowly backing up and trying to get [the dog] to calm down with outstretched hands,” Wightman wrote in his letter.