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K9 Diesel – Hiram, Georgia

Died – 10/24/17 Handler – Sergeant Keith Bowels Police department mourns death of beloved K-9 The Hiram Police Department is mourning the death of one of its canine cops. K-9 Diesel passed away today at the age of 10. He began working with the department in 2009 and served until 2013. He retired along with his handler, Sergeant Keith Bowels. …

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K9 Arna – Atlanta, Georgia

Died 9/5/17 Handler – Senior Officer RJ Spearl Officer Jason Walker Atlanta K9 officer to be laid to rest Atlanta Police are preparing to lay one of their own to rest. K9 Arna served the City of Atlanta from 2006 until 2015. She and her partner Senior Officer RJ Spearl conducted more than 3,000 searches and had nearly 2,000 finds …

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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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