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K9 Hercules – Camden, Tennessee

Died – 8/28/15 Handler – Officer Brian Vitt Camden police mourn loss of long-serving K-9 The Camden Police Department is mourning the recent loss of a valued member of their team — a long-serving K-9 named Hercules. An 11-year-old black Lab, Hercules passed away last Friday. He had served as Camden’s police dog since Sept. 28, 2007. “He was a …

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K9 KIMBO – Polk County, Florida

Died 8/28/15 Handler – Lt. Jared McFalls Sheriff’s office mourns loss of faithful, furry family member, Kimbo The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of K9 Kimbo after he lost his battle with cancer. Kimbo was a Belgian Malinois who was known to find drugs in Polk and surrounding counties. Lt. Jared McFalls, Kimbo’s handler, said he was …

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K9 Truman – Anderson, Indiana

Handler – Officer Darron Granger The Anderson Police Department has been a bit quieter this week – at least – it’s been a bit quieter in the back of Officer Darron Granger’s police cruiser. “They really do become your friend and so this past week at work patrolling without him has been…there’s nobody to talk to,” Granger said. “It’s been …

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K9 Kojack – Baltimore, Marland

Died 8/25/15 Two Baltimore K-9 Officers Perish After Being Left in Vehicle Dingo the Dutch shepherd and Kojack the bloodhound perished after they were left in a vehicle where the air conditioning failed. Police could not say how long they were left inside. According to the Humane Society, when the temperature is 72 degrees outside, it can reach 116 degrees …

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K9 Dingo – Baltimore, Maryland

Died 8/25/15 Two Baltimore K-9 Officers Perish After Being Left in Vehicle Dingo the Dutch shepherd and Kojack the bloodhound perished after they were left in a vehicle where the air conditioning failed. Police could not say how long they were left inside. According to the Humane Society, when the temperature is 72 degrees outside, it can reach 116 degrees …

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K9 Arek – Newfoundland

Popular police dog dies 1 week into retirement Died – 8/24/15 Handler – Const. Adrian Edison A popular police service dog in Newfoundland and Labrador has died. The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary says Arek, a seven-year-old German shepherd, passed away suddenly Monday night in his partner’s presence. The force says Arek was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer two weeks …

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K9 Michael – Tucson, Arizona

Died 8/23/15 University of Arizona Police Department says goodbye to bomb-sniffing K9 The University of Arizona Police Department is saying farewell to a retired explosives dog that passed away. The agency posted a photo of Michael the bomb-sniffing K9 on Sunday with the words “RIP buddy.” Michael served the campus community for eight years.

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K9 Argo – Knoxville, Tennessee

Died – 8/22/15 Police dog, Argo, dies of cancer The Knoxville Police Department has announced the loss of a loyal police dog to cancer. Argo, an 8 1/2-year-old German shepherd, was euthanized Saturday due to a rapid decline in his condition. The police dog was diagnosed six weeks ago and was expected to live only a short time, according to …

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