Locked in the back seat of a police cruiser might be the last place you want to be on Memorial Day weekend. A large, muscular police dog stares you down from behind a layer of bulletproof glass, and you begin to wonder what went wrong.
Jackson Police Department K9 Officer Bill Mills said it might have started with alcohol.
Memorial Day weekend is “definitely a party weekend,” said Mills, a 19-year veteran of the department. “People are off work and they start drinking, and it causes more disorderlies and domestic (disturbances).”