‘Finn’s Law’ petition calling for attack on police dog to be classed as attempted murder gains thousands of signatures
A petition calling for police dogs and horses to be treated the same as police officers in the eyes of the law has gained more than 14,000 signatures after PD Finn was stabbed by an armed robber.
The Beds, Herts and Cambs Police Dog Finn required emergency surgery after being stabbed trying to apprehend a man suspected of robbing a taxi driver at gunpoint. His handler PC Dave Wardell was also injured in the incident on October 5.
PD Finn received stab wounds to his head, and also his chest. The stab wound to his chest perforated his lung by eight inches, and required complex surgery that... read more