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K9 Stitch – Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Died – 11/30/17 Handler – Officer David Funk Chapel Hill police say goodbye to four-pawed partner Stitch The town lost a dedicated officer on Wednesday when police K-9 Stitch died while off duty. Stitch, a Dutch Shepard, Stitch was 3 years old when she arrived from the Czech Republic in December 2013 for 14 weeks of basic patrol training with …

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K9 Fury – British Columbia, Canada

Handler – Const. Leo Rojas RCMP mourn police dog Fury BC RCMP members are mourning the sudden and unexpected loss of police dog Fury. “It is with sadness that we confirm the sudden loss of Police Service Dog ‘Fury’ who passed away following emergency surgery,” wrote the BC RCMP. “The surgery was not the result of an on duty injury, …

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K9 Remy – Lakeland, Florida

Died 11/28/17 Handler – Officer Back Polk County officers honor K9, diagnosed with cancer, one last time When Lakeland police found out he was diagnosed with cancer, they were heartbroken. Remy’s family made the decision for him to no longer suffer, and his K9 family wanted to honor him one more time. He wasn’t alone when he headed to the …

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K9 Primo – East Hartford, Connecticut

Died 11/27/17 Handler – Officer Todd Mona Retired K9 Primo Passes CPWDA is sad to announce the passing of retired K9 Primo who passed away on 11/27/17 and was handled by Officer Todd Mona of the East Hartford Police Department. K9 Primo retired from service on 6/12/15. Officer Todd Mona and K9 Primo were the Winners of the prestigious Daniel …

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K9 Clover – Bonifay, Florida

Died – 11/27/17 Handler – Officer Jody Long A final farewell to K9 Clover Bonifay Police Department bid a final farewell Monday to a retired K9-Unit police service dog. K9 Clover passed away with her handler Officer Jody Long and extended police family by her side, BPD officials stated in an email. After being trained at Southern Hills Kennels in …

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K9 Justice – York County, South Carolina

Died – 11/27/17 Handler – Sgt. Randy Gibson Beloved former member of York County Sheriff’s Office dies. A 4-legged dog named Justice When a longtime member of a police department dies, other officers mourn. The York County Sheriff’s Office lost one Monday, after one of their own died. Plenty of tough cops were close to tears. The deceased never wore …

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K9 Hawk – Rochester, New York

Died – 11/25/17 Handler – Officer Tim Waterman Rochester police’s K9 Hawk dies A Rochester Police Department K9 died from natural causes Saturday. K9 Hawk, a 10-year-old German Sheppard, worked with his handler, Officer Tim Waterman, in the Special Operations Section K9 Unit. Hawk will laid to rest Monday in a private ceremony.

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K9 Camo – Indiana State Police

Died – 11/24/17 Handler – Master Trooper Greg Magee Indiana State Police mourns the loss of retired canine ‘Camo’ On Friday morning, Camo was euthanized after a lengthy battle with Degenerative Myelopathy. “I am deeply saddened by the death of Camo, he was an invaluable asset to our district for nearly 10 years. He undoubtedly saved lives and made our …

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K9 Dasty – Boise, Idaho

Died 11/24/17 Handler – Officer Whipps Boise Police K9 dies after battle with cancer After a short battle with cancer, Boise Police Department K9 officer Dasty has passed away. The black and tan German Shepherd served as an explosives detection K9 at the Boise Airport. He was diagnosed with cancer earlier this fall and was undergoing treatment and looking forward …

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K9 Clover – Bonifay, Florida

Died – 11/24/17 Handler – Officer Jody Long Bonifay Police Department bid a final farewell Monday to a retired K9-Unit police service dog. K9 Clover passed away with her handler Officer Jody Long and extended police family by her side, BPD officials stated in an email. After being trained at Southern Hills Kennels in Florida, she joined the unit in …

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