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K9 Rexo – Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Died – 11/29/15 Handler – Officer Jason Ebert Police mourn Bethlehem K9 A Bethlehem police dog died Sunday after being diagnosed with an untreatable form of cancer, police said Monday. Chief Mark DiLuzio said that K-9 Rexo, a 9-year-old German Shepherd died Sunday morning in the company of his partner Officer Jason Ebert and several other officers. “Our condolences go …

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K9 Major – Anoka, Minnesota

Died – 11/24/15 Handler – Officer Cullen Czech Long-time sheriff’s office K9 passes away from illness An Anoka County Sheriff’s Office K9, Major, died from an illness Tuesday, Nov. 24. Major has worked with Cullen Czech since 2007 when they were with the Big Lake Police Department. When Czech was hired by the Anoka County Attorney’s Office in 2009, Anoka …

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K9 Kahvo – Charleston, Illinois

Handler – Officer David Reed Dog’s death leaves void for officer, police department Kahvo was an “energetic dog,” but serious and loyal when working as part of the Police Department K9 Unit. At the side of Charleston Police Department officer David Reed, the German shepherd handled multiple criminal apprehensions, narcotics searches, evidence and suspect searches, and tracking cases. After five …

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K9 Nelson – Cornwall, England

Died – 11/23/15 Handler – Mark Smith Cornwall’s Arson Dog Passes Away Cornwall’s Fire and Rescue Service has announced that Nelson, its Fire Investigation Dog, has passed away after a short illness. Nelson, a seven and a half year old springer spaniel, has been an invaluable member of Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service for the past six years. As part …

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K9 Macky – Melvindale, Michigan

Died 11/22/15 Handler – Lt. John Allen Retired Melvindale police dog laid to rest after battling bone cancer After a nine-year career of serving the community and sniffing out trouble with the help of his human partner and friend Lt. John Allen, Melvindale has lost its recently retired K9 officer. Mackey, after fighting a battle with bone cancer, was laid …

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K9 Ricky – Winneshiek, Iowa

Died – 11/21/15 Handler – Deputy Sheriff Steve Nesvik K9 Ricky Passes K9 Ricky died of cancer. Ricky, 9, worked for a sheriff’s department in Winneshiek, Iowa. and had been forced into a fast, fatal retirement by a brain tumor. A private memorial service was held with his family and members of the law enforcement community.

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K9 Winnie – Tasmania, Australia

Died – 11/20/15 Handler – Constable Dave Roberts K9 Winnie sadly passed on A four–footed, furry protector of the North-West died on Friday. After eight years of distinguished service for Tasmania Police and five years as a loved family dog, Winnie sadly passed on. In her career, Winnie was in the protection of dignitaries including Prince Charles, Princess Mary of …

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K9 Kubo – Rhode Island State Police

Handler – Trooper Sgt. Roger Reardon Retired State Police K-9 officer passes away The Rhode Island State Police announced the passing of a retired canine officer this week. Kubo, a German Shepherd-Belgian Malinois mix, worked with Sgt. Roger Reardon as both a patrol service dog and an explosive detection dog. He joined the force as one of five canines transferred …

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K9 Diesel – Saint-Denis, France

Died 11/18/15 Brave police dog Diesel killed by woman suicide bomber in Paris siege A anti-terror police dog has died after being blown up by a female suicide bomber during a firefight with suspected ISIS militants behind the Paris massacre. The seven-year-old Belgian Shepherd named Diesel was killed during a raid by up to 100 police and soldiers on a …

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K9 Max – Florence, Kentucky

Died – 11/17/15 Handler – Officer John Dolan Florence Police K9 dies Retired Florence Police officer John Dolan said “Max was special. He meant the world to me,” said Dolan, of Walton. The German Shepherd partnered with Dolan in Florence, and the two went after criminals and crime scenes not just there, but throughout Northern Kentucky counties.Max, who was 11, …

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