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K9 Kojak – Eastern Cape, South Africa

Died – 8/13/17 Handler – Warrant Officer Etienne Gerber Farewell K9 Kojak Eastern Cape veteran search-and-rescue dog Kojak was put down this morning after his star career was cut short due to a brain tumor earlier this year. In May, The Herald reported on German Shepherd Kojak, who was forced to take retirement after an x-ray revealed that he had …

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K9 Roady – Liberty Hill, Texas

Died – 8/12/17 Handler – Chief Randy Williams K9 Officer Roady remembered for loving heart, law enforcement service Retired K9 Officer Roady died Saturday from complications following spinal surgery. Roady, the beloved Liberty Hill police German Shepherd who spent his life with former Chief Randy Williams and his wife, Karen, was eight and one-half years old. Roady was born in …

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K9 Kina – Caribou County, Idaho

Died – 8/11/17 Handler – Deputy Kolby Call Well-liked sheriff’s office canine Kina dies in her sleep The Caribou County Sheriff’s Office’s well-liked canine has died after a short but impressive law enforcement career. Kina, who’s worked with the Sheriff’s Office for the past three years, died in her sleep in her kennel on Friday, Sheriff Kelly Wells reported. The …

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K9 Ribot – Queensland, Australia

Died – 8/5/17 Handler – Senior Constable Glen Ayoub Remembering a fallen comrade It is with sympathy that we advise of the passing of Retired Police Dog Ribot, PD260 at 5.30pm on August 5. Unfortunately, Ribot succumbed to an age related medical condition at home with his handler and family. Ribot was handled by Senior Constable Glen Ayoub and was …

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K9 Deuce – East Greenwich Township, New Jersey

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 …

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K9 Arras – Milwaukee County , Wisconsin

Died 8/4/17 Handler – Captain Dittberner K9 Arras passes We are saddened to relay that K-9 Arras, retired in April of 2015, passed away today at nearly the age of 15. He faithfully served the citizens of Milwaukee County beginning in 2005. He and his partner, Captain Dittberner, performed their duties on the MCSO GRIP, Interdiction, and Targeted Enforcement Unit. …

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K9 Cain – Crossville, Tennessee

Died -8/2/17 Handler – LT Riden Tenn. K-9 dies after being stabbed multiple times Cumberland County Sheriff Casey Cox says the K9 stabbed earlier Wednesday morning has died of its injuries. The Crossville Police Department K9, named Cain, spent the morning at a local veterinarian hospital in Crossville before being transported to the UT Veterinary Medical Center because of his …

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K9 Q – Duchesne County, Utah

Died – 8/1/17 Handler – Cpl. Morant Harrison Duchesne County K-9 dies after battling aggressive, terminal cancer A former Duchesne County sheriff’s K-9 died Tuesday after suddenly losing her eyesight and the ability to walk. Q, one of two K-9s with the sheriff’s office, was diagnosed with “a fast-acting, very aggressive form” of terminal cancer earlier this summer, according to …

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K9 Axe – Franklin, Massachusetts

Died – 8/1/17 Handler – Officer Michael Gilboy Franklin police announce sudden death of beloved K9 The Franklin Police Department is mourning the sudden loss of a beloved member of the force, K9 AXE. Police made the somber announcement on Facebook and said AXE passed away Tuesday night. AXE has been with the Franklin Police Department since July 2014. While …

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K9 Robby – Waterloo, Iowa

Died – 7/28/17 Handler – Sgt. Gus Farmer Long-serving K9 officer for Waterloo PD dies of bone cancer A dog that for nearly 10 years served as a K9 officer with the Waterloo Police Department has died after a short battle with bone cancer. K-9 Officer Robby died July 28th. Robby was a 12 year old Belgian Malinois who began …

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