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K9 Bak – Helena, Alabama

Died 11/29/16 Handler – Officer Philip Richards Longtime HPD K9 passes away The Helena Police Department has lost a member of its family as the department’s K9 Bak passed away from cancer, the department announced in a statement on Nov. 29. “It is with deep regret that we must share the passing of our loyal K9 Bak due to cancer,”. …

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K9 Klaus – Kenosha County, Wisconsin

Died 11/28/16 Handler – Deputy John Lanctot Sheriff’s Department canine Klaus dies A Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department canine died Sunday. Klaus became suddenly ill on November 27, 2016 and was brought to an emergency veterinarian where he was diagnosed with internal bleeding, and masses on his spleen. Klaus’ handler Deputy John Lanctot and the Department made the decision to euthanize …

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K9 Payne – Pembroke, North Carolina

Pembroke Police mourns the loss of one of it’s own, Officer Payne Hunt(k-9). After a week long battle of complications Payne’s suffering ended! A Pembroke Police dog has died after being shot four times last week. While the Pembroke Police Department originally stated that K-9 Payne was recovering well, on Monday, the department said. After a week-long battle of complications, …

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K9 Shadow – Terre Haute, Indiana

Died 11/25/16 Handler – Officer Brent Long K9 Shadow passes away after battle with health complications Sad news in the law enforcement community and for the city of Terre Haute. This as K9 Officer Shadow has passed away at the age of 10. Terre Haute Police Chief John Plasse confirmed the news on Saturday. He says K-9 Shadow was put …

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K9 Diesel – Hampton, Virginia

Died – 11/26/16 Hampton Police K9 dies of cancer The Hampton Police Division is mourning the passing of one of their own, Police K9 Diesel. Diesel died Saturday after a brief battle with cancer. He served as MPO Tom Hendrickson’s partner. According to Hampton Police, Diesel ran more than 2800 miles of tracks and helped located evidence, suspects and missing …

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K9 Mondo – Woodland, California

Died 11/25/16 Handler – Officer Brian Olson Retired Woodland police dog Mondo dies The Woodland Police Department announced that retired police dog Mondo has died. Mondo served the department for 9 1/2 years before retiring March 8, 2015, according to a Police Department news release. He was 11 years old. Mondo was born Edmond Bohemia Abakan in the Czech Republic …

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K9 Bravo – Indianapolis, Indiana

Died – 11/24/16 Handler – Officer Mike Diehl IMPD K9 dies on Thanksgiving Day of kidney failure A K9 officer with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department passed away last week. According to IMPD, K9 Bravo served on active duty with Officer Mike Diehl. He was recently diagnosed with kidney failure and was transitioned to non-patrol function. After a courageous battle, …

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K9 Sara – Licking, Missouri

Died – 11/24/16 Handler – Corporal Patrick Burton Licking Police Department K9 struck and killed by vehicle on Thanksgiving The Licking Police Department’s K-9, Sara, was stuck by a vehicle and died Thursday night. LPD Chief Scott Lindsey said Sara escaped her enclosure at her handler’s residence on Highway 32 west of the city limit, and was then hit by …

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K9 Elias – Evesham, New Jersey

Died – 11/24/16 Handler – Detective Richard Hernandez Retired Evesham K-9 dies on Thanksgiving A long-serving police K-9 died in retirement on Thanksgiving Day, the police department reported. Police said K9 Elias died of a sudden illness. The German Shepherd was credited with 100 arrests during his police career. No other details of his death were provided. Elias served more …

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