On Wednesday, December 19, 2018 the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office was requested to respond to a residence in reference to an alarm activation. It was also reported, individuals in the residence were unable to provide the required security code to cancel the alarm notification. Therefore, an officer was dispatched to the residence to investigate. During the officer’s investigation, he came into contact with and was chased by a dog on the premises. The officer was forced to draw his issued firearm and subsequently shot the dog, being in fear for his safety.
The Response to Resistance investigation has been completed. The body worn camera footage confirms the officer’s account of the incident and provides viewers a clear understanding of the events as they unfolded.
Due to the unfortunate circumstances surrounding the incident – we consider the to be graphic in nature and it also contains language that may not be suitable for all viewers. The can be accessed and viewed at the following link: