The Baltimore Humane Society honored Officer Dan Waskiewicz for adopting a pit bull that he rescued during a police call.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
The Reisterstown-based Baltimore Humane Society honors a Baltimore City Police officer for saving a dog that became his best friend.
Submitted Article Baltimore City Police Officer Dan Waskiewicz will be honored on Wednesday, Aug. 1, by the Baltimore Humane Society for compassionate service. Officer Waskiewicz, a recent cadet graduate, quickly became an internet folk hero following a police call for a vicious dog. Acting with a cool head and calm judgment, the so-called “vicious” dog ended up as Officer Waskiewicz’s new best friend. “Because of Officer Waskiewicz’s astute response, he saved the life of an innocent animal and avoided what could have been a situation with a tragic ending,” said Baltimore Humane Society Executive Director, Jen Swanson. “The Baltimore Humane Society would like to acknowledge and award this wonderful police officer for his compassionate …