German Shepherd VS Malinois in police work.?

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/breaking-news/german-cops-phase-out-use-of-german-shepherds-say-belgian-dogs-are-better/story-e6frf7jx-1226120518631 I found this article and even though I knew about this going back 8 years, I was still surprised and hurt when I saw it. The once great GSD is now becoming more... show more http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/breaking-news/german-cops-phase-out-use-of-german-shepherds-say-belgian-dogs-are-better/story-e6frf7jx-1226120518631

I found this article and even though I knew about this going back 8 years, I was still surprised and hurt when I saw it. The once great GSD is now becoming more and more obsolete as a woking police dog. What is worse is that its happening in its birth country.
What are your thoughts on the state of the breed, where do you see it in the not too distant future, do you think it will or has already joined the ranks of the Doberman and the Rottie as far as working abilities? Do you think that all working/protection dog breeds are going to follow that same path of extinction?
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