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K9 Luger Connecticut State Police

In Loving Memory of K9 Luger June 29, 2015 Handler Trooper Jason Cassavechia Connecticut State Police Troop A It is with a heavy heart that the Connecticut State Police announce the passing K9 Luger, # 9054, of the Connecticut State Police, assigned to TFC Jason Cassavechia, Troop A, Southbury. K9 Luger graduated from the 133rd K9 patrol dog class and …

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K9 Nitro – Stockton, California

Died 6/29/15 Stockton, CA Stockton K9 Dies on Duty After Air Conditioner in Vehicle Fails Stockton Police said that one of the department’s K9s died at work after an air conditioner in a police vehicle failed. Stockton Police Department said that K9 Nitro’s handler noticed the dog was having some type of medical issue, likely due to the heat. The …

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K9 Rocky – Heidelberg, Pennsylvania

Died 6/29/15 Handler Sgt. Dennis Dixon Heidelberg police dog dies after bout with cancer Heidelberg has lost one of its finest. Rocky, the borough’s 8-year-old police dog, was euthanized June 29 after being diagnosed in May with an aggressive form of cancer. His handler, Sgt. Dennis Dixon, 46, said he knew the dog’s health was deteriorating because his expression had …

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K9 Rexas – MWD

Died – 6/29/15 MWD Rexas, a 5 year old Patrol Dog in the employ of the Swedish National Guard, passed away on June 29. MWD Rexas traveled over the rainbow bridge at 10:38 I hope that I have made a lasting impression on many of you. I lived for the moments of seeing the joy in the eyes of relatives …

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K9 Sara – MWD

Died – 6/29/15 Handler – David Aenchbacher USAF MWD Sara (L473) was in a lot of pain and had to be put down today. She served with me for about 3 years at Eglin AFB, to include a tour in Iraq and POTUS protection. She also served in Afghanistan until she was retired and lived VERY comfortably for the past …

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K9 Ffischer – MWD

Died – 6/29/15 We’re sad to announce that MWD Ffischer has died. He was suffering from complications and required emergency care. Funds raised will go towards memorial and cremation services.

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K9 Shyam – India

DIED – 6/24/15 HANDLER – Sundaresh India Pall of gloom descended on the dog squad, in the city, on Wednesday, following the death of one of its four-legged member. Shyam, one of the 10 members of the squad attached to the City Police, died of prolonged illness. A labrador retriever breed, it was aged six years. He was trained to …

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K9 Neeko – Rockwall, Texas

Died 6/21/15 Patrol K-9, Neeko, passes away due to cancerous tumor On June 21, the Rockwall Sheriff’s Office’s only patrol canine, K-9 Neeko, passed away due to a cancerous tumor that ruptured on his spleen. His death was sudden and unexpected. K-9 Neeko was almost 9 years old and was still on active duty at the time of his death.  Neeko …

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K9 Ramos – Thomasville, North Carolina

Died – 6/20/15 Handler – Corporal Joey Driggers Thomasville Police to Honor Fallen K9 Officer The Thomasville Police Department will say goodbye to a K9 Officer. Ramos died on June 20th, after a battle with cancer. The K9 became a member of the police department in 2007. Corporal Joey Driggers was his handler. During his time with the department, Ramos …

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K9 Vadas – Alpena, Michigan

DIED – 6/19/15 HANDLER – Trooper Jamie Bullis A retired Michigan State Police K-9 has passed away after nine faithful years of service — and two retirements. According to the Michigan State Police Alpena Post, Vadas died in his sleep at his owner’s home, Trooper Jamie Bullis. “The relationship between an MSP Canine Handler and his K9 partner is about …

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