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K9 Fairga – Orange Beach, Virginia

Died – 9/30/15 K9 Fairga Passes away Sad news from the Orange Beach Police Department this afternoon. Retired K9 Officer Fairga passed away this morning, according to the Orange Beach Police Department. Fairga was a full-blooded German Shepard born in the Czech Republic in 2005. He worked with the city from 2006-2014. He was 10-years-old when he passed away.

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K9 Grendel – Fond du Lac Wisconsin

Died – 9/30/15 Handler – Officer Ryan Williams Beloved Police K-9 is Put Down Former Fond du Lac Police K9 Grendel was put down today. His long-time partner Officer Ryan Williams says it was a tough thing to do, but the right thing to do for the 12-year-old German Sheppard who had developed nerve problems in his back. Grendel and …

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K9 Falco – Hampton, Virginia

Died – 9/28/15 1st Handler – Officer Tom Hendrickson 2nd Handler – Officer Brian Williams 3rd Handler – Officer Brian Boyd Hampton police mourning loss of K-9 Falko Hampton Police Division is mourning the loss of one of their four-legged companions. Falko II, a K-9 German shepherd for Hampton police, passed away on Monday. “He was by far one of …

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K9 Pancho – MWD – Patrick Air Force Base

Died – 9/27/15 Handler – Staff Sgt. Justin Sonnier Sept. 27 began as a typical day for most military, civilians and contractors working on Patrick Air Force Base. Squadrons conducted morning PT, and scores of Air Force members donned their blue service uniforms in preparation for another week. But it wasn’t simply another “Blues” Monday. Around 9 a.m., a procession …

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K9 Bronson – Akron, Ohio

Died – 9/25/15 Handler – Officer Jeff Edsall Akron Police Department mourns loss of beloved K9 The Akron Police Department announced the loss of a beloved K9. The K9, Bronson, died from a hemangiosarcoma tumor on his liver. He passed away in his sleep Friday morning. Bronson was a 7-year-old Belgian Malinois. He joined the department in June 2010. He …

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K9 Dirk – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Died 9/25/15 Handler – Officer Glenn Bogert A salute to a fallen K-9 “He had my back. He was the coolest partner,” said Glenn Bogert, who worked with the 100-pound German shepherd in the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police from 2006, when the dog was 18 months old, until Memorial Day 2014, when Dirk retired four months after his 9th birthday. …

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K9 Caras – MWD

Died – 9/25/15 Handler – Leon Ingersoll Adpted By – Amanda Hall Retired service dog gets honorable sendoff It was a decision Amanda Hall, 24, felt unworthy to make. Who was she to say when it was time for a hero to go? A hero — that’s how she came to know Caras, the Belgian Malinois who had been trained …

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K9 Cib – Aurora, Illinois

Died – 9/21/15 Handler – Sgt. Mike Prudenti Retired Aurora Police K9 Dies Aurora Police Department’s first ever K9 police officer has gone to police dog heaven. Sgt. Mike Prudenti says K9 Cib died on Monday of medical complications. The German shepherd was 12 years old. Cib was born in the Czech Republic in 2003. He was brought to the …

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K9 Helios – Sunnyside, Washington

Died 9/19/15 Handler – Officer S. Lemmon Police investigating death of police dog that went missing Helios, Sunnyside’s beloved K-9 found dead Saturday, was shot to death, authorities said. On Tuesday September 22, 2015 Sunnyside Police K9 Helios was transported to the WSU Animal Disease Diagnostic Lab in Pullman, where a necropsy was conducted to determine his cause of death. …

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K9 Zeus – Citrus County, Florida

Died 9/19/15 Handler – Deputy Chris Hryc Citrus County Police dog passes away Citrus County Sheriff Jeff Dawsy is sad to announce that K9 Zeus, one of the agency’s greatest patrol dogs, passed away over the weekend. K9 Zeus was being kenneled at a local animal hospital while his handler, Deputy Chris Hryc, was out of the county. This is …

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