A bomb-sniffing German Shepherd acquired by the Plant City Police Department after the Sept. 11 attacks became the center of an unusual lawsuit that culminated this week.
The lawsuit was filed by the dog's handler, Officer John Stasiak.
The dog, whose name is Rex, is from Czech Republic. Before taking charge of the new K-9 recruit, Stasiak had to undergo a rigorous training routing that included learning commands in Czech.
As is customary with K-9 teams, Stasiak took the dog home to live with...