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What Happens If I Am Bitten By A Police Dog? Can I Get Damages?

Probably not. Any dog owned by a governmental entity which is engaged in a governmental activity is exempt from dog bite liability. However, of the dog was not on duty or performing any police functions, and you were bitten, then you may have a claim for damages.

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