Police were searching property and serving the warrant as part of a special-investigations unit operation in Oakley linked to a fatal weekend shooting, Concord police reported.
“It’s unfortunate that that happened,” Concord police Lt. James Nakayama said. “We have to protect our police K-9s and officers as well.
Hancock was taken to a local veterinarian hospital for emergency treatment and is recuperating. The dog is 3½ years old and began serving in March, Nakayama said.