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K9 Buddy – University of North Carolina

Died – 8/29/17 ‘BIG PAW PRINTS TO FILL:’ FORMER UNC POLICE DOG DIES The University of North Carolina Police Department announced that former UNC police K9 officer “Buddy” died Tuesday.The police dog served the UNC-Chapel Hill community from 2007 through 2015. “A lot of treasured personalities have walked the hallowed halls at UNC or graced Tar Heel courts and playing …

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K9 Joep – Corona, Calfornia

Died – 8/29/17 Handler – Sergeant Bryan Snow Corona Police Department Honor the Memory of Veteran K9 Joep Canine Joep, a Corona Police Department veteran K9 passed away at the age of fourteen last night. Joep had worked for the Corona Police Department from 2006 with handler Sergeant Bryan Snow, who was an officer at the time. Joep was the …

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K9 Diesel – Craighead County, Arkansas

Died – 8/29/17 Handler – Lt. David Bailey Former K9 Diesel passes away at age 13 The law enforcement community at the Craighead County Detention Center mourns as one of their former beloved K9s passed away Tuesday morning. Belgian Malinois Diesel served the sheriff’s office for eight years. According to Lt. David Bailey, Diesel’s owner and 3rd handler, Diesel was …

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K9 Egon – Benton County, Washington

Handler – Deputy Brett Hansen Benton sheriff’s office bids fond farewell to police dog The Benton County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of one of their own. Deputy Brett Hansen’s former K9 partner Egon was euthanized earlier this week after battling fibrotic myopathy — a degenerative muscle disorder — and heart problems. “I didn’t realize how attached I was …

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K9 Sita – Buffalo, New York

Died – 8/25/17 Handler – Officer M. Baran NFTA Police dog dies The NFTA Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its K9 partners. K9 Sita passed away Friday due to an illness. She had been a member of the department since 2010. Officer M. Baran and K9 Sita were an explosive detection team and assigned to the …

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K9 Dome – Mahwah, New Jersey

Died – 8/23/17 Handler – Officer Robert Rapp Mahwah police mourn passing of longtime K-9 dog A nine-year member of the Mahwah Police Department K-9 Unit, who came to the local force from Czechoslovakia and became an “integral part” of one officer’s family, passed away Wednesday. Dome, a Czech shepherd, died after a brief illness at the age of 11. …

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K9 Bach – Fort Wayne, Indiana

Died – 8/21/17 Handler – Officer Chris Faherty Retired K9 dies The Fort Wayne Police Department announced K9 Bach died of cancer on Monday at the age of 11 1/2 years. Bach joined the department in December 2007 and was assigned to K9 Officer Chris Faherty and worked “C” shift. Bach was responsible for several felony apprehensions and several narcotics …

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K9 Bary – Washtenaw County, Michigan

Died – 8/17/17 Handler – Sgt. Steve Armstrong Retired Washtenaw County police dog dies after nine years of service A retired Washtenaw County Sheriff service dog died Thursday, Aug, 17 after nearly a decade of service to the county. Bary, a German shepherd, worked with now-retired Sgt. Steve Armstrong for nine years as a general police dog and helped police …

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K9 Falco – Bryan, Texas

Died – 8/17/17 Handler – Officer James Hauke Retired Bryan K-9 dies; served 7 years Falco was a good boy. The K-9 officer for the Bryan Police Department once uncovered 23 pounds of marijuana just by using his nose, ut he also loved pats and ear scratches from children. His favorite toy was a rubber Kong-brand ball, and he was …

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K9 Regin – Kalkaska, Michigan

Handler – Lt. Glenn Artress Retired Kalkaska Police K9 passes away A retired Kalkaska Police K9 has passed away. K9 Regin died just shy of his 12th birthday. Regin’s handler, Lt. Glenn Artress, says Regin’s body unfortunately could not keep up with his sound mind he still had. “It was amazing how he knew when that phone call came in …

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