The Hennepin County Attorney's office is in the process of investigating the death of a burglary suspect who was killed by police in a Minneapolis home last month.
One of the things they are looking at is the role of a police dog in the effort to apprehend the suspect.
To get a better sense for how dogs are used in police work, Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer visited the Tim Jones Memorial K-9 Kennels, where the St. Paul Police train their patrol dogs. She learned about how police dogs are used from Officer Jason Brodt, the head trainer for the unit.
Click on the audio link above to hear about her experience.