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4 Sep, 2011

Chinese Police dog patrols lead to fewer crimes — chinadaily.com.cn

BEIJING – An 8 million yuan ($1,252,000) investment in dog patrols in Daxing district is already paying off with crime figures down and residents saying they feel much safer.

Zhou Yucong is happy to see police officers with dogs patrolling the area where she lives.

“I feel much safer going home late,” said 23-year-old Zhou on Wednesday.

Before the introduction of the dog patrols, Zhou, who works at the Capital Library in Chaoyang district, said she often felt scared going home after dark.

via Police dog patrols lead to fewer crimes|Society|chinadaily.com.cn.