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K9 Scooter – Rockland, New York

Handler – Detective Douglas Lerner Scooter, Rockland sheriff’s arson dog, dies Rockland’s arson dog Scooter has died. The yellow Labrador retriever had been working fires with Detective Douglas Lerner since 2006. Sheriff Louis Falco said Scooter died last week after a brief illness. The law enforcement dog had been treated for an intestinal disorder but began to develop internal bleeding …

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K9 Maxx – Wauconda, Illinois

Died – 9.9/29/16 Handler – Sgt. John S. Combs Jr. Retired Wauconda police dog dies An award-winning former Wauconda police dog has died, according to the Wauconda Animal Hospital’s Facebook page. On Friday, the hospital posted, “We are very sad to say that today Wauconda lost one of it’s finest. RIP K-9 Officer Maxx. Our thoughts are with Sgt. Combs …

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K9 Ramzis – Pagegiai, Lithuania

Died 9/27/16 Lithuanian police dog shot and killed in action gets official burial A Lithuanian police dog has been given a solemn official burial ceremony in the Baltic country, complete with state border guards firing off a volley salute. An urn with the ashes of the Belgian Shepherd named Ramzis was solemnly carried before officers and dogs from the State …

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K9 Jago – Beaverton, Oregon

Died – 9/23/16 Handler – Officer Ken Magnus Beaverton Police Mourn Death of Retired K9 Officer The Beaverton Police Department is mourning the death of Jago, a K9 Officer who had retired in November. Jago had been with the department for more than eight years. Jago joined the department in June 2005 and was partnered with Officer Ken Magnus. The …

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K9 Paxo – Fort Worth, Texas

Died – 9/21/16 Handler – Officer Chris Jones Fort Worth Police K9 Had to Be Put Down The Fort Worth Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its K9s. “Paxo” had to be put down Wednesday because of a serious illness. The five-year-old German Shepard was a “duel purpose K9,” meaning he could sniff out drugs and take …

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K9 Jeck – Gallia County, Ohio

Died – 9/20/16 Handler – Officer Richard Harrison Retired K-9 deputy Jeck passes away The law enforcement community in southeastern Ohio is giving a final salute to retired Gallia County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Deputy Jeck. Jeck, a German shepherd, died Tuesday of old age, according to his handler, Officer Richard Harrison, the Village of Rio Grande Police Department’s K-9 handler.Harrison …

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K9 Jake – Seymour, Indiana

Died 9/19/16 Handler – Detective Cpl. Brian Moore Loved, retired police K-9 dies after drug-busting career A retired Seymour Police Department K-9 has died, and officers are seeking donations for the department’s K-9 fund in his memory. Jake, a German shepherd, served Seymour in his police duties from 2004 to 2010 and was responsible for the arrests of numerous suspects …

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K9 Petro – Springettsbury Township, Pennsylvania

Died -9/15/16 Handler – Officer William Polizzotto Springettsbury Police K-9 Petro euthanized after illness Springettsbury Township Police are mourning one of their own after K-9 Petro was put down Thursday night. Lt. Tony Beam confirmed Petro, an 11-year-old German shepherd handled by Officer William Polizzotto, was gravely ill with a medical issue. “He (was) anemic and losing his blood somewhere …

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