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K9 Borris – Douglas County, Colorado

Died 5/31/17 K9 Borris has died We are very sad to announce the passing of our old buddy, K-9 Borris. Borris served the citizens of Douglas County from 2005 – 2012 without fear or reservation. Borris’s battle with Cancer ended. With his handler, his partner, by his side, Borris crossed over the rainbow bridge and is now with all the …

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K9 Ice – South San Francisco, California

Died – 5/31/17 Handler – Officer D’Souza South San Francisco PD loses beloved member, retired K9 named Ice On Wednesday afternoon the South San Francisco announced in a Facebook post, the passing of their retired police K9, Ice. Her name stems from he light hint of icy blue in her coat. Ice was a Belgian Malinois, and was the first …

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K9 Tim – Pittsburg, Pennsylvania

Died – 5/31/17 Handler – Officer Richard Houck Retired Pittsburgh Police K-9 Dies Pittsburgh Police are mourning the passing of a retired K-9. The Pittsburgh Police K-9 Unit reported Wednesday afternoon that former K-9 Tim had passed away. K-9 Tim served with the city for ten years, from 2003 to 2013, and police called him “an invaluable member of the …

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K9 Paloma – Jenkins County, Georgia

Died 5/31/17 Handler – Chief Deputy Wesley Aaron K9 Paloma Dies It is with a heavy hearts that we announce the end of watch for Sergeant K-9 Paloma on May 31st 2017. Paloma will be greatly missed by many. We can not put into words how we feel. This is just not a loss of a fellow officer for our …

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K9 Matzo – Arvada, Colorado

Died 5/31/17 Handler – Sgt. David Avica Two Colorado K-9s die on same day Arvada police shared sad news Saturday, announcing the passing of a retired K9 that served with the force for six years. According to police, 12-year-old K-9 Matzo died on Wednesday. Matzo retired in 2013 after six years on the street. During that time, he helped make …

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K9 Ben – Washoe, Nevada

Died – 5/28/17 Handler – Deputy Cole Bunyard Washoe County Sheriff’s Office mourns the passing of retired K9 The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of one of their retired K9s, Ben. K9 Ben passed away, with his partner at his side, retired Deputy Cole Bunyard, on Sunday, May 28 due to medical complications. Ben was partnered with …

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K9 Guus – San Diego, California

Died 5/27/17 Handler – PO II Randy Burgess Handler – PO II Larry Triplett K9 Guus Passes Police K9 Guus served San Diego PD for 7 years, coming to MissionK9’s Veteran K9 Rescue Ranch once retired where we worked with health issues that were rapidly weakening him. During his career he was credited with apprehending many bad guys and making …

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K9 Shrek – Morganton, North Carolina

Died – 5/25/17 1ST Handler – Officer Johnny Cooper 2ND Handler – Officer Stacey Huffman Public Safety K-9 officer put to rest due to terminal illness Morganton Public Safety had to say goodbye to “one of the finest four-legged cops” in the history of their K-9 program. K-9 Shrek, a 7-and-a-half-year-old German Shepherd, was relieved of his duties due to …

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K9 Reign – West Hartford, Connecticut

Died- 5/24/17 Handler – Detective Rosario Savastra CPWDA is again sad to announce the passing of another CPWDA K9. Detective Rosario Savastra’s K9 partner Reign of the West Hartford Police Department was euthanized at 6:00 p.m. today at the age of 14.5 years old. K9 Reign was from Czechoslovakia and an IPO Level 3 certified German shepherd. Savastra and K9 …

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K9 Chase – Lenoir, North Carolina

Died – 5/23/17 Handler – Deputy Kenneth Black Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office K9 Chase died unexpectedly due to a medical issue. Chase was Deputy Kenneth Black’s partner since January 2014. As a four-and-a-half-year-old “Dutch” Shepherd, he was imported from Holland trained by a private canine organization.

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