South Yorkshire police officer swaps gun for dog in fight against crime

A South Yorkshire police officer has swapped his gun for another weapon in the fight against crime – a dog.

By Claire Lewis
Friday, 07 June, 2019, 06:57
PC Michael Greaves and Benson

PC Michael Greaves has swapped his role in South Yorkshire Police’s firearms unit for a post as a dog handler.

PC Greaves said: “Me and Benson have both been put through our paces at training school and are looking forward to what our partnership will bring.

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“Benson passed his assessments with flying colours and took all scenarios in his stride.

“He is brave, inquisitive and loyal, all the qualities you want in a partner.”