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City police policy in Harrisburg PA on lost dogs: Kill it, Adopt it, or Dump it

It's a bad time to be a dog in the city of Harrisburg PA.

Slip the leash, get lost or worse abandoned, and a dog faces summary execution or extraordinary rendition to some remote corner of Dauphin County.

People of Harrisburg should beware.

"Keep your dogs inside don't risk them getting lost, If it gets lost, you're going to find out real quickly how bad this is."

According to an internal police department memo, officers have three options when responding to a dog complaint: Kill it, adopt it or dump it.

Pat Wadsworth learned firsthand on New Year's Eve.

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01-04-2010
MEMO TELLS HARRISBURG POLICE TO KILL, ADOPT, OR DUMP ABANDONED OR LOST DOGS
 link to www.pennlive.com

01-02-2012
THEY SHOOT DOGS DON'T THEY? IN HARRISBURG THATS CALLED 'ANIMAL CONTROL'
 link to www.philly.com


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Hey it's a Libertarian Paradise! /sarcasm 05.Jan.2012 15:35

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"The officer told Wadsworth despite what Mayor Linda Thompson had said on TV the city had no contract with the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area Inc.

He could shoot the dog, he said, if she thought it was aggressive.

It wasn't.

"He said he wished he could do something, he was apologetic," said Wadsworth, "but the city has no money. That's the way it is." "

They did save the dog...barely.

This is why it's so fucking irritating to listen to Paulbot teabagger idiots scream we need to "cut the fat". WHAT FAT YOU MORONS? More shit like this will keep happening if they have their way.

The "gubmint" is not the enemy. It's how we get things done and it needs funding to do that.

Transparency? Sure. Accountability? Of course.

But transparency and accountability DOES NOT mean LESS government. It means government that WORKS for everyone. Including dogs.

inb4 idiotic libertarian rants