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K9 Zeus – North Haven, Connecticut

Died – 6/24/17 Handler – Officer James Brennan North Haven PD mourns loss of K9 officer The North Haven Police Department is mourning the loss of a K9 officer. Zeus, an 8-year-old German Shepard died from complications related to a cancerous tumor in his stomach. According to police, Zeus’s tumor ruptured and he had extensive internal bleeding. He was a …

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K9 Kaytu – Tulare County, California

Tulare County Sheriff’s Department mourns loss of K-9 A police dog on the staff of the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department has died from a medical issue possibly related to the Valley’s run of 100-plus-degree days. K-9 Officer Kaytu suffered an intestinal blockage that may have been caused by the extreme heat, Sheriff Mike Boudreaux said. Kaytu was a 6-year-old Belgian …

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K9 Wazi – Cheektowaga, New York

Died – 6/23/17 Handler – Officer John Doskocz Cheektowaga Police K9 Wazi passes away The Cheektowaga Police Department announced Friday the unexpected passing of their K9 Wazi. Wazi passed away at 1:25 a.m. Friday after a brief illness. “He was diagnosed a few weeks ago with a tumor on his heart, and it was inoperable. We knew he was sick, …

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K9 Kar – Walnut Creek, California

Died 6/21/17 Handler – Sgt. Joe Donleavy Walnut Creek retired K-9 dies Retired Officer Kar, one of the Walnut Creek Police Department’s first K-9s, died Wednesday. Less than a month after introducing Izy, the Walnut Creek Police Department’s newest K-9, the force has announced the death of one of its four-legged officers. The department announced the news on Thursday. “It …

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K9 Niko – Poconos, Pennsylvania

Died – 6/21/17 Handler – Cpl. Matt Nero K9 Officer Mourned in the Poconos Police in the Poconos are mourning the loss of one of their K9 officers. Pocono Mountain Regional Police announced the death of K9 Niko. Niko died Wednesday after a search for narcotics. Officers said the dog had a terminal medical condition unrelated to the drug search. …

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K9 Paris – Yuma County, Arizona

Died – 6/20/17 Handler – Deputy William Rice Retired YCSO K-9 dies The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office has announced the death of one of their retired K-9’s. YCSO said, “It is with great sadness that we report the passing of retired Yuma County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Paris on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. K-9 Paris was a sable and black in …

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K9 Dasty – Arlington, Massachusetts

Arlington Police K-9 Dasty Passes Away He was tough on the job and worked with former President Barack Obama; in 2015 he helped track down the gun from a shooting near Thorndike Park and he was as fan of children at fairs and school events. But on Sunday, a veteran of the Arlington Police Department passed away after a brief …

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K9 Aries – the St. Charles, Illinois

Died – 6/18/17 Handler – Officer Nic Anson St. Charles Police K-9 Aries dies after 8 years of service A beloved furry member of the St. Charles Police Department died on Sunday, according to a news release from the City of St. Charles. Aries, a 10-year-old police K-9, had served with the department for eight years and with his designated …

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K9 Ren – Greene County, Tennessee

Died 6/18/17 Handler – Deputy Sheriff Mark Crum It is with a heavy heart and great sadness the Greene County Sheriff’s Department must announce the death of K-9 Officer Ren. She died one day after being struck by a vehicle near her home. K-9 Officer Ren was a four-year-old Belgian Malinois and a two-year veteran of the Greene County Sheriff’s …

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K9 Magnum – Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

Died – 6/16/17 Handler – Deputy. Ron Hoover Cumberland County announces unexpected death of beloved bomb-sniffing dog The Cumberland County Sheriff’s office on Tuesday announced the death of the German Shepard known as K9 Magnum, a tracking and explosive detecting dog that had served the department since 2013. According to a news release, Magnum had been receiving treatment for a …

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