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NYPD straps camera to K9 for 'day in the life' video

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K9 Zane and his handler. Photo: NYPD/Facebook K9 Zane and his handler. Photo: NYPD/Facebook
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Ever wonder what it's like to be a police dog? The New York City Police Department recently strapped a GoPro camera to one of its K9s to help us answer that question. 

The video posted to the Department's Facebook page on Friday with the hashtag #ZaneCam gives you a dog's-eye-view of the Big Apple courtesy of K9 Zane. Zane works as a transit K9. It shows K9 Zane and his handler scoping out Grand Central Station, riding on subway cars, saying hello to passersby including some soldiers, blowing off steam and taking an afternoon nap.

Since it's been posted, the short video has almost 300,000 views and 4,000 shares.

No word yet on whether SPD K9 Zeus or K9 Cruz will be wearing a camera on duty, but we think it would be pretty cool.

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