Jul 06, 1987 Driver Unleashes Pit Bull On 2 Cops

Notice that in 1987, charging pit bull attacks were new. Police no longer make these kinds of comments to the media because people are VERY UNFORTUNATELY becoming habituated to the pit bull attack style.

Chicago - On the South Side early Sunday, one driver calmly opened his door and released a charging pit bull at two startled patrol officers, police said.

Police shot the attacking dog twice in the chest, but it still kept coming at them. The dog and its owner then fled, and the two officers were not injured in the attack.
``The thing was shot and it still kept coming; I`d be scared out of my socks,`` said Patrolman Robert Miller, a review officer at the South Chicago District station. ``You just don`t expect that kind of thing.``

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