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K9 Chico – Calumet, Illinois

Died 2/25/17 Handler – Officer Oliva CALUMET CITY POLICE DOG DIES FROM CANCER A dog that worked for the Calumet City Police Department died on Saturday at the age of eleven. K9 Chico, a Belgian-Malinois, passed away from cancer after working for Calumet City Police for almost seven years. Chico worked with Officer Oliva. The memorial services will be held …

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K9 Fredy – Thomson, Georgia

Died – 2/24/17 Handler – Sgt. Scott Whittle Fredy remembered at funeral If all dogs go to heaven as the 1989 movie says, this one took a lot of love with him. Fredy, a Thomson Police Department K9, was laid to rest Friday at Westview Cemetery. Several friends from the community and law enforcement gathered to say goodbye to the …

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K9 Ivan – Riverside, California

Died – 2/23/17 Handler – Deputy Kevin Brooks Beloved Riverside County Police K9 Dies A police service dog that served the city of Moreno Valley for more than five years, helping catch “numerous” suspects and entertaining residents during K9 team demonstrations, died after falling ill, city officials said Friday. “Ivan,” a 7-year-old German shepherd, passed on Thursday, leaving behind his …

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K9 Whiskey – Louisville, Kentucky

Died – 2/21/17 Handler – Officer Tim Snook Retired LMPD K9 euthanized A retired Louisville Metro Police Department K9 was euthanized after suffering from an ongoing battle with heart disease, according to LMPD. The K9, named Whiskey, joined LMPD in 2007 and was retired after two years due to a leg injury he got during a training exercise. Following the …

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K9 Moe – Virginia State Police

Died – 2/21/17 1st Handler – Sgt. N.L. Lomasney 2nd Handler – Sr. Trooper B.R. Boteler K9 officer Moe was being remembered by Virginia State Police on Tuesday. The bloodhound, officially known as Reuben James, was the VSP’s sixth bloodhound when he joined the department in 2010. Moe successfully found more than 25 lost/missing children, adults, seniors, and fugitives across …

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K9 Tiko – Norfolk, Virginia

Died – 2/20/17 Handler – Officer Shawn Jacobs K9 Tiko has passed It is with great sadness that my retired Norfolk K9 dog “Tiko” has passed away. Tiko had been a part of my life for 11 years. In 2005, my first few weeks in the Norfolk K9 Department had me wondering what I had gotten myself into.  I was …

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K9 Hawkeye – Prince William, Virginia

Handler – Officer Bill VanAntwerp Prince William police say goodbye to veteran police dog Hawkeye, a retired Prince William County police dog who served with his human partner for eight years, died this weekend. The 13-year-old German shepherd served alongside Master Police Officer Bill VanAntwerp from 2006 to 2015. He died peacefully with his family by his side, police said. …

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K9 Lord – Scott Township, Pennsylvania

Died 2/19/17 Handler – Officer McGrath Community mourns loss of K-9 Lord The Scott Township Police department lost a K-9 unit over the weekend. “It is with great sorrow that we share with everyone that our K-9 Officer Lord has passed away after complications with a tumor,” the Scott Township Police Department said in a post. Our thoughts and prayers …

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K9 Sugar – Methuen, Massachusetts

Died – 2/18/17 Handler – Officer Rob Prindle City of Methuen mourns beloved K-9 Sugar The city of Methuen is mourning a beloved K-9 that passed away. Sugar served the Methuen Police Department for seven years and retired in 2010 when her K-9 handler Officer Rob Prindle left the force to join the U.S. Marshalls Service, Methuen police said. “Sugar …

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K9 Tron – Prince George’s County, Maryland

Died – 2/17/17 Handler – Sergeant Nick Cicale Prince George’s County Police Dept. K9 dies from aggressive form of blood cancer Tron, a 7-year-old Prince George’s County Police Department’s Special Operations dog, has passed away, the police department confirmed. The Prince George’s County Police Department said Tron became ill Thursday evening and was rushed to the veterinary hospital where they …

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