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K9 Wilson – Essex, England

Handler – PC Tony Mayo PC Tony Mayo loses police dog Wilson to cancer A renowned crime-fighting dog has lost his fight with cancer, just weeks after retiring from Essex Police. Police dog Wilson was famous within the force for his ability to track down criminals, and was also loved by the public after featuring several times in the Echo. …

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K9 Stig – Gloucestershire, England

Handler – PC Ben Hall Police mourn loss of crime fighter who has ‘bitten a fair few offenders It is a sad day for Gloucestershire police as retired police dog Stig has died, five months after retiring. The German Shepherd dog began working for the police as a nine-month-old puppy back in 2010. He was a gift from German Shepherd …

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K9 Brewster – Cambridgeshire, England

Handler – PC Dave Pert Britain’s longest serving police dog dies after 11 years in service A “legendary” super-sniffer police dog who served Cambridgeshire police and other forces for more than a decade has died. Britain’s oldest police dog, the former drugs, cash and weapons detection Spaniel Brewster, who was aged 15, and served with the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire …

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K9 Diesel – Northumbria, England

Handler – officer Ian Hankin Police officer’s fond farewell to the loyal canine companion who saved his life A police officer has said a fond farewell to a loyal companion who helped stop countless crimes and may have even saved his life. When PD Diesel, a 13-year-old German Shepherd, passed away earlier this month, Northumbria Police officer Ian Hankin, 41 …

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K9 Zak – Hertfordshire, England

Handler – PC Andy Brigland Hertfordshire Constabulary’s first police sniffer dog ‘will be missed terribly’ Hertfordshire Constabulary’s first passive drugs detection dog has passed away after a short illness. PD Zak the Collie, who reached the grand age of 17, died peacefully in the company of his former handler PC Andy Brigland, who still works with the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and …

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K9 Kane – Bedford, England

Died 12/6/16 Handler – PC Graham Ashby Remembering ‘one of a kind’ Bedford police dog Kane Following a short illness, a police dog who worked in Bedford sadly passed away at the age of 10 and a half on December 6. Police dog Kane has been fondly remembered by his handler PC Graham Ashby. The German Shepherd retired in January …

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K9 Ghost – Merseyside, England

Died – 11/8/16 Handler – Constable Dave Bartley Merseyside Police dog killed while on duty A Merseyside police dog has been killed while on duty. German Shepherd Ghost was found dead early this morning on the M6 motorway after being hit by a vehicle. The dog, who would have been four-years-old next week, had been searching for intruders after the …

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K9 Yeoman – Yaxley, England

Handler – PC Paul Rogers Handler pays tribute to his police dog Yeoman A police dog handler from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire (BCH) Dog Unit has paid tribute to the ‘most trusted and loyal dog’ he has ever worked with. Last week retired Police Dog Yeoman passed away at the age of almost 13 following illness. He and his …

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K9 – Middlesbrough, England

Police dog put to sleep after biting man in unprovoked attack A police dog has been put down after biting a 28-year-old man in an unprovoked incident. Cleveland Police said it had referred the matter to police watchdog the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) after the attack, on Monday, June 6. A police officer was exercising the German Shepherd dog …

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K9 Rebus – Nottinghamshire, England

Died – 5/18/16 Nottinghamshire police dog dies in the line of duty German Shepherd, Belgian Shepherd-cross Rebus was assisting officers in the early hours of Wednesday morning after a failure to stop for police. The four-year-old was sent after suspects on the Colwick Loop Road at about 3am. It was then he was struck by a 4×4 police vehicle. Rebus …

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