Contact Us

Dogs Die in San Antonio Sheriff’s Department ‘Mishap’

Let me understand this.  You are an officer of the law entrusted to handle a dog as part of your K9 duties.  You reside in a part of the country known to unrelenting heat and humidity during the summer season.  But for some unexplained reason, common sense values vacated your brain long enough for not one, but two dogs perishing inside your patrol vehicle.

It’s not the first time for the Bexar County (Texas) Sheriff’s Office.  Back in 2010, they dealt with a canine death, under similar circumstances.  Now two more egregious acts of neglect.

In light of this latest appalling episode, an “overhaul” to the system has been announced, while the district attorney’s office considers criminal charges for Deputy Steve Benoy.

As the story goes, the sheriff’s department was supposed to add heat sensors to their vehicles.  This never happened.  But, I have to ask, if the alarm goes off and nobody’s home, and it fails to call someone for assistance, then being given a “loud” warning is ludicrous.

I mean, really?  I’m wearing a gun and badge, and I need to be reminded of my cargo.  What’s next?  The “gun” sensor?  The “siren” sensor?

Maybe the oral examination for potential law enforcement candidates in Bexar County should include watching a couple “common sense” episodes of Adam-12 and Dragnet!

Best of Q1077

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://q1077.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Q107 VIP quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Q107 VIP contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.