Crime fighting dogs take the streets in Brooklyn

November 12, 2011 4:11:38 PM PST
After a string of sexual assaults in their neighborhoods, some Brooklyn residents are turning to man's best friend for some help in staying safe.

Residents are using crime fighting dogs to patrol the streets of Kensington and Windsor Terrace.

The dogs wear bright yellow bandanas.

Residents decided to band together to form a neighborhood patrol with some help from their canine friends after a recent string of sex attacks and muggings in the area.