Two years ago, a police officer named Marty Dulworth, out of the small town of Anderson, Indiana, responded to a call of “shots fired” in a residential area. He and his partner, a Belgian Malinois police dog named Kilo, rushed to the scene to apprehend the suspect and were caught in the crossfire of an AK-47. Dulworth took a few bullets to the leg and ankle, causing him a severe amount of pain and blood loss. Among the panic and confusion, Kilo saw his partner fall and attacked anything close to him, which led to his unfortunate and tragic death.
Dulworth’s medical training from his time in the Marines kicked in, and he kept himself from bleeding out and dying that day, [...]