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K9 Blitz – Montgomery County, Illinois

Died – 7/30/16 Montgomery County K-9 found dead of heat exhaustion in police SUV A Montgomery County, Illinois Sheriff’s Department K-9 was found dead Sunday inside his crate in his specially outfitted police SUV in Hillsboro, Illinois. The temperature inside the vehicle had climbed to 126 degrees. On Sunday afternoon, the deputy who handles “Blitz” had work to do inside …

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K9 Brodie – Torrington, Connecticut

Died – 7/30/16 Handler – Officer Justin Deloy CPWDA is sad to announce the passing of Officer Justin Deloy’s retired K9 partner Brodie. Brodie was euthanized today. K9 Brodie worked with the Torrington Police Department and retired at the age of 11 years old in 2015. Officer Deloy and K9 Brodie worked the streets for almost 10 years. Both had …

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K9 Benno MWD

Died – 7/29/16 Sgt First Class Benno, US Army, retired, passed away peacefully in his handler’s arms on July 29, 2016. Memorial service will be held Thursday, August 4th in Irving TX. The public and all K9 officers are welcome.

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K9 Cairo MWD

Died – 7/27/16 Cairo was a 12 year old veteran MPC for the U.S. Navy SEALs. Cairo and his handler Lloyd completed deployments in both Iraq and Afghanistan. Aside from saving lives and limbs by detecting IEDs, Cairo was just one of the guys. He was always interactive and would quickly lean in for a good back scratch. Cairo had …

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K9 Kilo – Indiana State Police

Died 7/26/16 Handler – Trooper Brad Miller Kilo’s last ride: a community says “goodbye” to beloved K-9 It’s always tough to say goodbye to a pet. It’s especially tough when that pet is also a police dog. Such is the case for K-9 Kilo. She and handler Brad Miller, now with Indiana State Police, served many years together in the …

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K9 Newby – Lawrenceburg, Indiana

Died – 7/26/16 Handler – Officer Jacob Jump Retired Lawrenceburg Police K-9 Put To Rest A recently retired canine with the Lawrenceburg Police Department has been put to rest. The Lawrenceburg Police Department announced Wednesday the passing of K-9 Newby. Newby was forced into retirement earlier this year due to failing health. He served his handler Officer Jacob Jump and …

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K9 Hondo – Paulding County, Georgia

Died 7/25/16 Handler – Gary Sheriff Gulledge Paulding K-9 Officer Hondo Dies The Paulding County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the passing of one of its own — retired canine officer, Hondo. Hondo, who was 14 years old, passed away in his sleep on Monday, July 25, the sheriff’s office announced Tuesday. He began his service with the sheriff’s office in …

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K9 Rex – St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana

Handler – Deputy Henry Moore St. Tammany K-9 officer dies at the age of 6 from rare heart condition A St. Tammany Parish K-9 officer had passed away at the age of 6 years old. K-9 Rex, and his handler Deputy Henry Moore, have been partners for over five years. K-9 Rex was known for his “excellent” tracking skills and …

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K9 Rico MWD

Died – 7/24/16 Today we lost one of our own, Retired CWD Rico, MDD. Rico came to us from Afghanistan in late 2014, and was adopted by one of our supporters named Jim a few months after. He lived happily with Jim for 6 months and was loved every day. But in Feb 2016, Jim passed away, and Rico found …

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K9 Sarge – Slidell, Louisiana

Died – 7/23/16 Handler – Sgt. Kevin Rea Slidell K-9 officer dies from heart complications A Slidell police K-9 officer died over the weekend from heart complications. K-9 Officer Sarge was recently diagnosed with a tumor on his heart. He died early Saturday, the Slidell Police Department said. “His mind was still sharp as a tack, and his body was …

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