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K9 Dewey -Collier County Florida,

Died – 1/30/17 Handler – Cpl. Daniel Muhlhahn Officers Give Final Send-Off to Narcotics K-9 A retired Collier County Sheriff’s Office K-9 passed away Monday, following eight years of duty on the force. In his final hours, deputies in the K-9 unit gathered for a final send-off as a thank you for his service. “That’s what we do in K-9 …

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K9 Jynx – Quakertown, Pennsylvania

Died – 1/28/17 Handler – Detective Matthew Molchan Retired Quakertown police K-9 Jynx dies Retired Quakertown Police Department K-9 Jynx died Saturday from a sudden and devastating illness. A Monday afternoon post on social media and the borough’s website listed several accomplishments by the German shepherd and his handler, Detective Matthew Molchan, during the K-9’s eight years of service. Jynx …

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K9 Marco – Sterling, Illinois

Died 1/28/17 Handler – Officer Pat Bartel Canine cop dies less than a month after leaving the force Police dog’s retirement was all too brief Like a lot of old men, Marco was not enjoying retirement. When his partner and now owner, Officer Pat Bartel, would leave for work, the Belgian Malinois did not like the fact that he could …

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K9 Bosco – Visalia, California

Died 1/27/17 Handler – Officer Clay Moffett Retired Visalia Police K9 dies, department says Bosco died after a battle with cancer The Visalia Police Department announced Friday the passing of retired Visalia Police Department K9 Bosco, who died Friday morning after a battle with cancer. Bosco, a Belgian Malinois, came to the Visalia Police Department in 2004 when he was …

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K9 Jason – Boulder County, Colorado

Died – 1/26/17 Handler – Deputy Cathy Bryarly Boulder County K9 dies unexpectedly The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the death of Jason, a tracking bloodhound who was beloved by all. Jason was just six years old. The sheriff’s office said Jason has been actively working the street with his handler, Deputy Cathy Bryarly, since April 1, 2012. Jason …

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K9 Rudie – Brownsville, Texas

Died – 1/26/17 Handler – Officer Pete Gonzalez Police department dog dies due to syndrome The Brownsville Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its police canines. Police report that police dog Rudie, a 7-year-old Belgian Malinois, died Thursday as a sudden result of Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus Syndrome, also known as twisted stomach. Police spokesman J.J. Trevino …

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K9 Duke – Newport News, Virginia

Died – 1/25/17 Handler – Officer N. Stewart Newport News police mourning loss of K-9 Duke Newport News police are mourning the loss of one of the department’s K-9 officers. K-9 Duke died after a sudden medical emergency Wednesday, Chief Richards Myers said at a press briefing Thursday morning. The Bloodhound was adopted from the Animal Aid Society in Grafton …

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K9 Turbo – Grant Parish, Louisiana

Died 1/24/17 Handler – Deputy Blake Arrant Grant Parish K-9 remembered at memorial service Cpl. Blake Arrant responded to a call about a year ago during which he had to perform CPR on a young child, who later died. He pulled his Grant Parish Sheriff’s patrol unit off the road after leaving the scene, overcome by what he’d witnessed. But …

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K9 Diesel – Northumbria, England

Handler – officer Ian Hankin Police officer’s fond farewell to the loyal canine companion who saved his life A police officer has said a fond farewell to a loyal companion who helped stop countless crimes and may have even saved his life. When PD Diesel, a 13-year-old German Shepherd, passed away earlier this month, Northumbria Police officer Ian Hankin, 41 …

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K9 Bonnie – Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore City Police K9 dies after cancer battle A retired Baltimore City Police K9 has died. K9 Bonnie served the people of Baltimore for 11 years. On January 23, 2017 City Police posted that K9 Bonnie had died over the weekend after a brief battle with cancer. The city received its first K9 united in 1956.

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