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K9 Joey – Osage County, Missouri

Died – 2/29/16 Osage County Sheriff’s Office mourns loss of K9 Joey The Osage County Sheriff’s Office says they lost one of their own this week. K9 Joey was found unresponsive by his handler Monday morning, according to Sheriff Michael Dixon. Officials said Joey died from a problem with his spleen. Joey worked Thursday night and had off Friday. He …

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K9 Arasz – Norwalk, Connecticut

Died 2/29/16 Handler – Sgt. Sofia Gulino Norwalk Police Mourn Loss of Retired Service Dog Norwalk police said goodbye to one of their retired service dogs on Monday. Arasz served with the department from May 2008 through his retirement in December 2013. He served as a patrol and explosives detection K9. Arasz was handled by Sgt. Sofia Gulino and lived …

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K9 Blackjack – Wilson, Oklahoma

Died 2/29/16 Handler – Sgt. Brandon Dingman Wilson PD honors K9 Blackjack Ardmore Police Department and surrounding law enforcement agencies will help Wilson Police Department pay tribute to one of their own Saturday. Sgt. Brandon Dingman, WPD, says the event will honor the department’s longtime canine officer, Blackjack. “Blackjack, a half Border Collie and half Great Dane, was lost Feb. …

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K9 Kobi – Yarmouth, Massachusetts

Died 2/28/16 Handler – Officer Peter McClelland Yarmouth Police announce passing of retired K9 Kobi Yarmoith Police announce with a heavy heart, the passing of retired YPD K9 Kobi who passed on early yesterday evening after serving as the Guest of Honor while attending a special fundraiser for retired Cape Cod Police Dogs. The men and women of the Yarmouth …

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K9 Amis – Washoe, Nevada

Handler – with Officer Mark Szabo K9 Amis dies The Washoe County School District Police Department has announced that K-9 Amis has died. Amis was born in the Czech Republic and trained with Officer Mark Szabo in Texas before starting his official duties in Washoe County. Amis lived with Officer Szabo and his family throughout his time with WCSD until …

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K9 Warco – Fremont, California

Died – 2/24/16 Handler – Officer Jason Macciola Fremont police dog dies from auto immune dysfunction Fremont Police Department is mourning the death of police dog Warco. The 2-year-old German shepherd. from an auto immune dysfunction, according to police in an announcement released Friday. He was taken to the Ohlone Veterinary Clinic that day for tests. However, the damage was …

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K9 FOX – Greenville, South Carolina

Died – 2/23/16 Handler – Officer Michael Austin Greenville Police K-9 “Fox” The Greenville Police Department announced the passing of K-9 “Fox” .Tuesday. “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of K9 Fox. In 2006, K9 Fox joined the Greenville Police Department and was partnered with Michael Austin. During his career, he was credited with hundreds of …

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K9 Astra – MWD

Died – 2/22/16 We said goodbye to retired MWD Astra (L032). She served 2 tours in Iraq as a Specialized Search Dog with handler Pamela Collen; they worked together from 2007 to 2014. We found a tumor on her spleen that was bleeding into her stomach early Saturday morning. She would have been 11 in June. RIP Astra, you will …

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K9 Gulabo – Rohtas, India

Died 2/22/16 Police dog dies, five policemen suspended Five policemen have been suspended in Bihar after a police dog, Gulabo, died in a road accident, officials said on Monday. A speeding truck crushed Gulabo in Rohtas district a few days ago when she was crossing a road after her handlers left her free without bothering to chain her, an official …

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