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K9 Axel – Sonoma County, California

Died 7/25/17 1st Handler – Deputy Adrian Mancilla 2nd Handler – Deputy Jerry Turney Sonoma County sheriff’s K-9, Axel, remembered as gentle, hardworking Axel, a longtime Sonoma County sheriff’s K-9, was euthanized Tuesday, the sheriff’s office reported following a nearly nine-year career with the department. The 13 year old Belgian Malinois worked with two Sonoma County deputies, and was trained …

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K9 Apollo – Roseville, California

Handler – Officer Scott Miszkewycz Roseville police K-9 dies unexpectedly The canine half of the longest-serving Roseville Police K-9 team has died. The Police Department is mourning the death of K-9 Apollo, 11, who died at his handler’s home over the weekend, according to a department Twitter post. Apollo began his service with the department 10 years ago, and his …

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K9 Kaytu – Tulare County, California

Died 6/22/17 Tulare County Sheriff’s Department mourns loss of K-9 A police dog on the staff of the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department has died from a medical issue possibly related to the Valley’s run of 100-plus-degree days. K-9 Officer Kaytu suffered an intestinal blockage that may have been caused by the extreme heat, Sheriff Mike Boudreaux said. Kaytu was a …

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K9 Kar – Walnut Creek, California

Died 6/21/17 Handler – Sgt. Joe Donleavy Walnut Creek retired K-9 dies Retired Officer Kar, one of the Walnut Creek Police Department’s first K-9s, died Wednesday. Less than a month after introducing Izy, the Walnut Creek Police Department’s newest K-9, the force has announced the death of one of its four-legged officers. The department announced the news on Thursday. “It …

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K9 Ice – South San Francisco, California

Died – 5/31/17 Handler – Officer D’Souza South San Francisco PD loses beloved member, retired K9 named Ice On Wednesday afternoon the South San Francisco announced in a Facebook post, the passing of their retired police K9, Ice. Her name stems from he light hint of icy blue in her coat. Ice was a Belgian Malinois, and was the first …

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K9 Roby – Glendora, California

Died – 5/4/17 Handler – Officer Al Ancheta Retired Glendora police K-9 ‘Roby’ dies The Glendora Police Department said goodbye this week to a faithful four-legged officer who served the community for seven years before retiring in 2014. Roby, a Belgian Malinois who patrolled the streets of Glendora alongside handler Officer Al Ancheta under the call sign “3K2,” died Thursday, …

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K9 Jack – Hemet, California

Died – 4/23/17 Handler – Officer Matt Gomez Hemet K9 loses battle with cancer Hemet has lost a K9 officer. Jack, a 6-year-old Belgian Malinois, succumbed Sunday night, April 23, after a short battle with cancer, according to Hemet Police Chief Dave Brown. “His handler Matt Gomez and family members along with department representatives were at his side for support,” …

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K9 Cane – Davis, California

Died – 4/15/17 Handler – Officer Lee Hatfield Retired Davis police dog Cane dies peacefully at age 11 A retired Davis police dog, good at both catching crooks and public relations, has died after being nursed along for about two years with a heart condition. Hurricane, nicknamed Cane, died peacefully in his sleep on Friday at 11 years old. Cane, …

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K9 Jax – Milpitas, California

Died – 3/6/17 Handler – Officer Ryon Lawson Milpitas Police K9 Jax Dies It is with great sorrow that the Milpitas Police Department announces the unexpected passing of one of our own, K9 Jax. On March 6, 2017, K9 Jax was taken to an emergency veterinary clinic due to an unforeseen medical condition. Jax was immediately taken into surgery but …

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K9 Ivan – Riverside, California

Died – 2/23/17 Handler – Deputy Kevin Brooks Beloved Riverside County Police K9 Dies A police service dog that served the city of Moreno Valley for more than five years, helping catch “numerous” suspects and entertaining residents during K9 team demonstrations, died after falling ill, city officials said Friday. “Ivan,” a 7-year-old German shepherd, passed on Thursday, leaving behind his …

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