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K9 Sergeant Michael – Yangon, Myanmar

K9 Sergeant Michael Dies Sergeant Michael, a K9 with the Yangon Bomb Squad, also passed away after suddenly falling ill; his death was diagnosed as a result of gastrointestinal problems. Sniffer dogs in Myanmar are generally overworked and undercared for. Several dogs who undergo training at the Yangon academy die on the course due to problems with their lungs, liver, …

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K9 Reagan – Poughkeepsie, New York

Died – 4/30/17 Handler – Officer Vanja Mikelic Poughkeepsie Police Mourn Passing of K9 Reagan The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department regretfully announces the passing of K-9 Reagan on April 30, 2017. K-9 Reagan was an 11 year-old German Shepard, who spent her eight year career with Police Officer Vanja Mikelic, according to Chief of Police Ron J. Spero Jr. …

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K9 Duke – Floyd County, Georgia

Died – 4/29/17 Handler – Deputy Allred K-9 Duke, a beloved member of the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office, died from cancer on Sunday. The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office posted the news in a heartbreaking Facebook post Monday morning. “We are saddened today as we mourn the loss of our beloved K-9 Duke. On Friday, April 28th, Duke performed his last …

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K9 Diesel – Sebastian, Florida

K9 ? Died – 4/28/17 Sebastian Police K9 Found Dead In Officer’s Vehicle On Friday, a Sebastian Police officer parked his vehicle at the courthouse in Melbourne and returned later to find that his K9 partner died. Detectives suspect that the officer, who normally leaves his K9 at home when going to court, forgot that the dog was in the …

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K9 Kyro – Houston County, Georgia

Died – 4/25/17 Handler – sheriff’s Sgt. Slade Simon Houston sheriff’s deputy forced to shoot his K9 A Houston County sheriff’s deputy was forced to shoot and kill the K-9 he handled after the dog attacked him, the sheriff says. Sgt. Slate Simon was attacked by the dog Tueday afternoon while helping the Dooly County Sheriff’s Office on a manhunt, …

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K9 Filip – Lake City, South Carolina

Died – 4/25/17 Lake City police memorialize K9 officer The Lake City Police Department memorialized K9 Officer Filip, who passed away Tuesday. A funeral service was held Thursday at LCPD headquarters.LCPD thanked Mayor Lovith Anderson, City Administrator Shawn Bell, members of council, city employees and staff, Pee Dee Coalition, LC Housing Authority and friends for emotional support. The post also …

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K9 Jack – Hemet, California

Died – 4/23/17 Handler – Officer Matt Gomez Hemet K9 loses battle with cancer Hemet has lost a K9 officer. Jack, a 6-year-old Belgian Malinois, succumbed Sunday night, April 23, after a short battle with cancer, according to Hemet Police Chief Dave Brown. “His handler Matt Gomez and family members along with department representatives were at his side for support,” …

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K9 Layka – Arlington Heights, Illinois

Died – 4/22/17 Handler – Officer Kevin Sullivan Arlington Heights police mourn loss of K-9 Layka Arrlington Heights police are mourning the loss of one of their own this week after the recent death of the department’s longtime police K-9 Layka. The 13-year-old Belgian Malinois who joined the department in 2007 as its first police K-9, was euthanized Saturday after …

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K9 Hulk, Clayton County, Georgia

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of K9 Hulk. K9 Hulk was truly a powerful dog with tremendous drive, a deep nose and offered  “no rest to the wicked” in service to the people of the County and metro Atlanta. He held the line so that our families and future generations could live in peace. …

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