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K9 Kenzo – Bibb County, Georgia

Handler – Deputy Josh Sanderson A Bibb County Sheriff’s Office K9 died suddenly this week after only two months of service. An announcement saying they were deeply saddened to hear about the death of K9 Kenzo. Kenzo began serving only two months ago after being sworn in this June as a narcotics detection dog. There are plans in the works …

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K9 Chris – Snellville, Georgia

Died – 6/1/17 Handler – Lt. David Matson Snellville police say goodbye to final member of original K9 unit Snellville police said a tearful goodbye to one of their own on Saturday with the death of K9 unit Chris. The four-legged officer served alongside his handler, Lt. David Matson, from 2004 until his retirement in 2015. Authorities added that Chris …

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K9 Paloma – Jenkins County, Georgia

Died 5/31/17 Handler – Chief Deputy Wesley Aaron K9 Paloma Dies It is with a heavy hearts that we announce the end of watch for Sergeant K-9 Paloma on May 31st 2017. Paloma will be greatly missed by many. We can not put into words how we feel. This is just not a loss of a fellow officer for our …

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K9 Brady – Kennesaw, Georgia

Died – 5/18/17 Handler – Officer Morton Force mourns retired K9 “Brady” after having to put him down The Kennesaw Police department lost one of their own yesterday after K9 Brady succumbed to medical issues and had to be put down. The 12-year-old police dog retired in 2013 after seven years of active duty.The department says of K9 Brady, K9 …

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K9 Maik – Peachtree, Georgia

Died 5/6/17 Handler – Cpl. Andy Johnson Heroic police K-9 passes away after seven years of service It was last summer that Peachtree City Police Department K-9 Officer Maik retired from service. The partner of Cpl. Andy Johnson passed away at Johnson’s home on May 6. Peachtree City Police Department K-9 Officer Maik and his handler, Cpl. Andy Johnson were …

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K9 Recon – Douglasville, Georgia

Died – 5/1/17 1st Handler – Officer Brett Butler 2nd Handler – Officer Chris Johnson 3rd Handler – Officer Justin Manwaring Douglasville Police mourn the loss of K-9 officer The Douglasville Police K-9 unit is mourning the loss of their beloved K-9 Officer, Recon. Recon lost his battle with cancer after seven years of serving the community. Recon was trained …

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K9 Duke – Floyd County, Georgia

Died – 4/29/17 Handler – Deputy Allred K-9 Duke, a beloved member of the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office, died from cancer on Sunday. The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office posted the news in a heartbreaking Facebook post Monday morning. “We are saddened today as we mourn the loss of our beloved K-9 Duke. On Friday, April 28th, Duke performed his last …

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K9 Hulk, Clayton County, Georgia

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of K9 Hulk. K9 Hulk was truly a powerful dog with tremendous drive, a deep nose and offered  “no rest to the wicked” in service to the people of the County and metro Atlanta. He held the line so that our families and future generations could live in peace. …

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K9 Nero – Adairsville, Georgia

Died – 3/25/17 Handler – Cpl. Damon Cadle Adairsville Police Dog Dies After Being Hit By A Vehicle The Adairsville police dog who went missing last week only to be found later has died after being struck by a vehicle in Polk County. Nero, a six-year-old Dutch Shepherd who weighed 65 pounds, succumbed to his injuries at 3 p.m. on …

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K9 Fredy – Thomson, Georgia

Died – 2/24/17 Handler – Sgt. Scott Whittle Fredy remembered at funeral If all dogs go to heaven as the 1989 movie says, this one took a lot of love with him. Fredy, a Thomson Police Department K9, was laid to rest Friday at Westview Cemetery. Several friends from the community and law enforcement gathered to say goodbye to the …

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