Marshall Project Originals
Alabama’s Ugly Secret: Police Dog Attacks
Law enforcement releases little information about their K-9s, despite injuries and death.
The City Where Someone Was Bitten by a Police Dog Every 5 Days
Why K-9s in Indianapolis have mauled so many people—and why that may change.
When Police Violence Is a Dog Bite
An Alabama man killed by a K-9 officer was one of thousands of Americans bitten by police dogs every year. Few ever get justice.
We Spent A Year Investigating Police Dogs. Here Are Six Takeaways.
Reporting by The Marshall Project and our media partners exposes the damage police dogs inflict across the U.S.
My Dog Didn't Forget Me When I Went to Prison
Charlotte was there for the worst moments of my life. And she was there as I picked up the pieces.
How Having a Dog Changed My Life in Prison
“Until now, touching another living thing took place in the context of fights, pat-downs, and strip searches.”