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Source: http://thefreethoughtproject.com/cop-shoots-mans-service-dog-9-year-sons-birthday/#WyU0h1jKvjFGLaLT.01

A dog is dead, and its owner is alleging trigger-happy police work after a Filer officer shot the animal Saturday outside his home.

What is a Filer officer?

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Filer is the name of the city: Filer, Idaho. – Damkerng T. Jun 9 '14 at 8:59
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An officer from (well, employed by the police department of) Filer, Idaho, where the incident took place.

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