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K9 Tryko – Doraville, Georgia

Died 10/31/16 Handler – Lt. Jason Deyette Doraville K-9 officer, ‘local legend’ Tryko passes away A K-9 officer who appeared to be on the mend after he was stabbed by an escaping criminal in April, sadly, had to be put down. The City of Doraville’s Mayor Donna Pittman made the announcement on the city’s website that Tryko the K-9 officer …

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K9 Shadow – Lower Providence Township, Pennsylvania

Died 10/30/16 Handler Sergeant Matthew L. Kuhnert K9 Shadow Passes K-9 Shadow was assigned to his handler, Police Officer Matthew L. Kuhnert, in April of 2004 after arriving in the United States of America from the Czech Republic. K-9 Shadow completed his training and was certified as a Police Patrol Canine and received additional training and certification in Narcotics Detection. …

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K9 Jack – Catasauqua, Pennsylvania

Died 10/29/16 Handler – Officer John Wiseman Catasauqua police dog dies after brief illness The Catasauqua Police Department and community are grieving the untimely loss of K-9 Jack, a beloved police dog who died Saturday morning. Jack, 10, died from complications related to a tumor that recently was found near his heart, Police Chief Douglas Kish said. “It was very …

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K9 Kimo – Wilmington, Massachusetts

Died 10/28/16 Handler – officer Eric Palmer Wilmington Police Mourn Death of K-9 The Wilmington Police Department is mourning one of its own this morning. The WPD announced the death K-9 Kimo Friday, who was 13 years old. He arrived in Wilmington in 2004 and was assigned to work with officer Eric Palmer. “On patrol, Kimo was the epitome of …

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K9 Dag – Cornelius, North Carolina

Died – 10/28/16 Handler – Officer Queen Cornelius Police Department mourns passing of police K9 Members of the Cornelius Police Department are in mourning after one of their police K9’s passed away. “It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of Cornelius Police K9 Dag,” the police department posted. K9 Dag was put down Friday morning, October …

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K9 Boris – Rhode Island State Police

Died 10/27/16 Handler – Cpl. Erik Yanyar The Rhode Island State Police are mourning one of their K-9 officers. The state police announced that K-9 Boris passed away Thursday. Boris was 10 years old. The German shepherd was handled by Cpl. Erik Yanyar and served from 2007 to 2016. Boris specialized in patrol service, narcotics detection and article searching. The …

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K9 Aren – Plainfield, Indiana

Handler – Cpl. Brian Stewart Plainfield police mourning loss of K-9 officer The Plainfield Police Department is inviting the public to pay respects to a K-9 officer that recently had be put down. Police say they had to say goodbye to the K-9 named Aren, because he had health issues. Aren’s handler, Cpl. Brian Stewart, along with veterinary doctors made …

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K9 Jeffries – Coweta County, Georgia

10/21/16 Deputy Trent Hastings K9 Jeffries Passes The sheriff’s office was dealt a devastating blow. Jeffries passed away only a week after his retirement, diagnosed with a fast-moving neurological disease common in many older dogs. The passing was sudden and painful, for both Jeffries and his handler, Deputy Trent Hastings.

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K9 JJ – Middlebury, Connecticut

Died 10/19/16 Handler – Officer Ed Demers CPWDA is sad to announce that Officer Demers retired K9 partner JJ with the Middlebury Police Department has passed away. Officer Ed Demers and K9 JJ joined the CPWDA on 1/1/06 and were members during 2006, 2007 & 2008. We send our prayers and condolences to the Demers family during this difficult time.

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K9 Colt – Stow, Ohio

Died – 10/19/16 Handler – Sgt. Steve Miller Stow police mourning K9 Using a police term, Colt had his “end of watch” in a place he was very familiar with. The oldest of the Stow Police Department’s three K-9s died Oct. 19 from complications of leukemia while in the police cruiser he rode around in with his handler and partner …

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