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K9 Jessie – Orlando, Florida

Handler – Lt. Ronald Verbal Orlando Fire Department mourns loss of arson-detecting dog The Orlando Fire Department’s Arson and Bomb Squad is mourning the death of their furriest member — a black lab named Jessie. The 8-year-old dog who passed from natural causes last week worked for the department as an arson dog for more than six years, Fire Department …

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K9 Hooch – Jacksonville, Florida

Handler – Officer Spear Jacksonville P.D. K9 Dies After Emergency Surgery The Jacksonville Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its active-duty K9s after it suffered a medical emergency. JPD announced Thursday that Hooch, an 8-year-old Belgian Malinois who had been with the department since 2011 died this week. K-9 Hooch’s handler, Ofc. Scott Spear, noticed that he …

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K9 Dingo – MWD – Jacksonville, Florida

Died – 5/10/17 Handler – Nick Converso He served his country with honor and fidelity befitting a warrior who protected his comrades on battlefields in distant lands, as well as his community at home. It was a devotion matched only by the love of his handler. Dingo, a retired Military Working K-9, was memorialized with full military honors Saturday morning …

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K9 Fly – Lake Wales, Florida

Handler – Officer Coppedge Lake Wales K9 officer passes away at age 10 The Lake Wales Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its K9 officers. According to the department, 10-year-old K9 Fly was laid to rest earlier this month after dying from an illness. Fly served the department for more than six years with his partner, Officer …

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K9 Pedro – Broward, Florida

Died – 5/14/17 Handler – Sgt. Ian Sklar Broward Sheriff’s Office K-9 mistaken for coyote and fatally shot Pedro the police dog met an untimely off-duty death when he was mistaken for a coyote, shot and killed. Pedro lived with Broward sheriff’s Sgt. Ian Sklar in Parkland. The dog got out of Sklar’s fenced-in yard while running after an animal, …

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K9 Freckles – Okaloossa County, Florida

Died 5/11/17 K9 Officer Freckles Dies on Duty The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office says a K-9 officer working to help track down a wanted man has died. The dog was called “Freckles” and worked with officers out of the Okaloossa Correctional Institution. Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office said “she was a great dog with a great nose who set the bar …

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K9 Diesel – Sebastian, Florida

K9 ? Died – 4/28/17 Sebastian Police K9 Found Dead In Officer’s Vehicle On Friday, a Sebastian Police officer parked his vehicle at the courthouse in Melbourne and returned later to find that his K9 partner died. Detectives suspect that the officer, who normally leaves his K9 at home when going to court, forgot that the dog was in the …

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K9 Jimmy – Collier County, Florida

Handler – Cpl. Patrick Mumaw Retired Collier K-9 deputy passes away A former Collier County Sheriff’s Office K9 died over the weekend. The CCSO K9 Unit Facebook page announced that Jimmy, who served from 2007 to 2013, passed away due to medical complications. The 12-year-old dog was credited with helping his handler capture “countless fugitives” during his career. During his …

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K9 Justice – Palm Beach, Florida

Died 2/4/17 Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office Says Goodbye to Retired K-9 Justice! It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of retired K-9 “Justice.” Justice was a dedicated member of the Sheriff’s Office who worked tirelessly for the safety of our citizens for many years. From all day training to late night call outs, Justice loved his job. …

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K9 Razec – Pierce Township, Ohio

Died – 2/3/17 Handler – Officer Jay Shaw A Clermont County community is mourning the loss of a retired police K9. Razec died Friday. “Razec was a great officer with a very successful career. He will be deeply missed,” reads the post. The K9’s human partner, Officer Jay Shaw, got Razec when he was just 9 weeks old. Police said …

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