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Lawsuit over police-dog bite dismissed


HUDSON -- A St. Croix County judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against the Sheriff's Department by a woman who was bitten by a K-9 that jumped out of a squad car.

In a decision released last week, Judge Edward Vlack dismissed the lawsuit filed in January 2011 by Denise Carroll, Roberts, against the Sheriff's Department and Wisconsin Municipal Mutual Insurance Company.

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Judy Wiff
Judy Wiff has been regional editor for RiverTown’s Wisconsin newspapers since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology from UW-River Falls. She has worked as a reporter for several weekly newspapers in Wisconsin.
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