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K9 Nicky – Las Vegas, Nevada

Died 3/31/16 Handler – Sgt Eric Kerns Police K9 killed, suspect shot near El Capitan, Iron Mountain A LVMPD police dog has been shot and killed during a Metro Investigation Thursday morning about 12:09 near El Capitan Way and Iron Mountain Road . K-9 Nicky, with the Metro Police Department. had just returned to duty after being stabbed multiple times …

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K9 Blitz – Barron, Wisconsin

Died – 3/30/16 Handler – Officer Nathan Emmons Death of police dog ‘Blitz’ an emotional loss Early this year, Barron police employed the use of Blitz, the department’s K9 patrol officer, during a traffic stop. His handler, Officer Nathan Emmons, remembered that Blitz – a trained drug-sniffing dog — was very active around a child’s car seat in the vehicle. …

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K9 Reefer – Chelan County, Washington

Died 3/9/16 Handler – Deputy Carlos Rodriguez Unfortunate End For Chelan County Drug Dog The Chelan County Sheriff’s Department has reported one of its drug dogs died earlier this week. “Reefer”, a 10-year-old black Labrador, was well known to area school children as an ambassador of goodwill. The dog was killed after running into the road and getting hit by …

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K9 Thunder – Toms River, New Jersey

Died – 3/29/31 Handler – Sgt. James Reilly Beloved Toms River police K-9 dies of natural causes A retired township police department K-9 died on Tuesday of natural causes. In announcing the death of K-9 Thunder, the Toms River Township Police Department also offered its condolences to Thunder’s handler, Sgt. James Reilly. Reilly took to Facebook to express his sorrow …

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K9 Dix – MWD

Died 3/29/16 Retired MWD Dix (L443) crossed the Rainbow Bridge on 3/29/16. He will be forever loved and missed.

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K9 Pluto – Union City, Georgia

Died – 3/29/16 Union City Police say goodbye to beloved K-9 The Union City Police Department honored the life and service of a beloved K-9 officer on Tuesday. Officers stood at salute as the remains of K-9 officer Pluto entered into the Union City Police Department headquarters. Pluto passed away unexpectedly recently. Despite the pain of the loss, his handler …

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K9 Chico – Williamson County, Texas

The remains of the police K9 Chico have been found. The Florence Police Department discovered Chico in a ditch covered with debris on FM 970 and SH 195. Officers say it appears that Chico drowned shortly after he escaped from his kennel in the storms at the beginning of March. Sgt. Randy Batten with the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office said …

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K9 Boomer – Cumberland County, New Jersey

Died 3/28/16 Handler – officer Craig Johnson End of watch for Cumberland County Sheriff K-9 In a tight circle outside Wilwynn Animal Hospital, Cumberland County Sheriff’s officers comforted colleague Craig Johnson, who took the final walk with his K-9 partner at his side. Boomer, a 9-year-old black Labrador, mastered many skills during his storied career. The four-footed law enforcement officer …

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K9 Arpi – MWD

Died 3/24/16 It was one of the hardest days of my life. I had to say goodbye to one of the best dogs I’ve ever had. I thank God that Kyle was here through all this. Arpi was his partner and he was family. Making this choice is never something anyone wants to do but it was for the best …

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K9 Baco – Victoria,Texas

Died – 3/23/16 Handler – Detective Jason Stover Retired VPD drug dog dies Retired Victoria Police Department K9 Baco died March 23, just short of his 11th birthday. He served the department from October 2008 until his retirement in September. At his retirement he was already showing signs of aging and had difficulty getting around, according to a news release …

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