Fueled by the death of her dog at the hands of a frightened Fort Worth police officer three years ago, Cindy Boling is on a mission to make sure it doesn’t happen anymore.

“She has to have had a purpose. This has to… all of this has to have had a purpose,” said Boling about the day her dog Lily was killed in front of her.

Boling and her husband have advocated tirelessly – saying there were “hundreds and hundreds” of cases similar to hers — until the Texas House voted unanimously this week for a police canine training program.

And with dogs in more than 1 out of 3 households in the United States, the Department of Justice recommended the program.

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