Died – 8/4/17
Handler – Officer Phil Owens
Police mourn K-9’s death after 8 years of service
Township police announced the sudden death of a Police K-9 who served the department for eight years. Early Friday morning K-9 Deuce suffered a quickly developed medical condition that caused internal bleeding. The condition could not be resolved by emergency surgery and Deuce died. Deuce served the East Greenwich Police Department for the last eight years, under the handling of Patrolman Phil Owens. Deuce was patrol certified and narcotics detection certified and served the department in the capacity until he retired from the department two months ago.