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K9 Johny – Windsor Locks, Connecticut

CPWDA is sad to announce the passing of retired police K9 Johny of the Windsor Locks Police Department. K9 Johny was the partner of Officer John Carney who both joined the CPWDA on 4/6/07 and became Lifetime Members on 4/10/08. K9 Johny will be missed greatly by all members of the CPWDA and the greater K9 community and the town …

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K9 Luke – Troup, Texas

Handler – Sgt. Kyle Stowers Troup Police K9 Officer Luke laid to rest with full honors Troup Police Department K9 Officer Luke was laid to rest Wednesday with full honors despite the rainy weather. A procession of law enforcement vehicles with flashing lights escorted Luke to the Troup Police Station from a Tyler veterinary clinic. Friends and fellow officers from …

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K9 Rony – Houston, Texas

Died 2/21/18 K9 officer put down after being injured during chase The Houston Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its K9 officers. Officer Rony was injured overnight while going after a suspect. Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo told ABC13 it all started when officers tried to pull over a stolen car around 1 a.m. That led to …

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K9 Ralph – Scotland

Handler – Sergeant Simon Young Thousands share outpouring of grief for beloved Scots police dog after he passes away Ralph spent seven years fighting crime alongside Police Sergeant Simon Young and was named UK National Police Dog Champion 2010 before retiring to live with the cop and his family Ralph joined the force in 2008 and spent seven years in …

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K9 Mojo – North Charleston, South Carolina

Died 2/15/18 Handler – Officer Brandon VanAusdal K9 Mojo killed in crash A K-9 Mojo was killed in a DUI crash Thursday and his handler injured when suspect Richard Shore, 37, collided with their police vehicle. .Mojo served with the department for five years. His handler, Officer Brandon VanAusdal, is currently being treated at a hospital. The South Carolina Highway …

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K9 Cratos – Pennsylvania State Police

Died – 2/14/18 Handler – Trooper David Lock State Police announce the death of K9 Officer Cratos State Police announced Wednesday that K9 Officer Cratos, who served as the department’s Human Remains Detection Canine since 2012, has died of congestive heart failure. Cratos, who was based in Hershey, was seven years old. Working with his handler, Trooper David Lock, Cratos …

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K9 Dante – MBTA Transit Police, Massachusetts

Died – 2/13/18 Police mourn loss of long-serving bomb-sniffing K9 MBTA Transit Police were mourning the death of one of their K9 bomb detection dogs Tuesday. The police agency said Dante had served the citizens of the commonwealth for nearly a decade. “Dante, you will be missed, but never forgotten,” Transit Police said.

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K9 Baron – Frederick, Maryland

Died 2/12/18 Handler – Officer 1st Class Pete Genovese Frederick officers remember K-9 Baron after dog’s sudden death When Officer 1st Class Pete Genovese returns to work Thursday afternoon, it will be the first time he will do so without his dedicated partner of close to six years. Genovese’s partner, a 7-year-old German shepherd-Belgian Malinois named Baron, died early Monday …

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K9 Arras – New Mexico State Police

Died – 2/12/18 Handler – Sergeant Ronald S. Wood. New Mexico State Police Announces Death of K-9 The New Mexico State Police is very sad to announce the passing of K-9 Arras. K-9 Arras passed away Monday in Albuquerque from complications related to an unexpected medical event. He nobly served the State of New Mexico from April 2012 up until …

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K9 Max – Paxton, Illinois

Died 2/12/18 Handler – Officer Chad Johnson When Max passed away on the afternoon of Monday, Feb. 12, Chad Johnson not only lost his best friend but also his longtime partner in crime-fighting. Johnson lived and worked “24/7” with Max, the Paxton Police Department’s first police dog. Since Max was acquired by the department in 2006 at only 19 or …

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