What some people may not know is that the criminal that attacked them was charged but he was only given a hand slap punishment for the attack on PD Finn.
At the time service animals had no real protection under the law, so they were seen as soft targets for abuse. Infact most police departments did not even bother
to record or charge people with the attacks as they were hardley ever prosocuted for them. Police dogs are used to check rooms for bombs and hidden attackers
Drug dealers are known to keep dogs that when a police raid happens they let out, dogs that will attack anything that moves man or dog, The criminal runs leaving
The police to deal with the dangerous dog in the hopes it gives them time to escape.
In the UK until this law those service animals had no real protection or recognition under the law, people tried to get them this protection but the new law was blocked
Several times, But Finns handler and now owner fought hard with the help of a group of people to Force the goverment and law makers to give these dogs protection
they deserve and now we and they have it,