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K9 Charon – Shirley, Indiana

Died 5/7/17 Handler – Brian Pryor Shirley department says goodbye to K9 officer 5/9/17 Indiana The Shirley Police Department is mourning the lose of its long-serving police dog, which died Sunday after a battle with cancer. K9 officer Charon had served Shirley residents since 2010 and was a fixture in the little town. Police Chief Brian Pryor was forced to …

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K9 Jovi – Tippecanoe, Indiana

Died – 3/16/17 1ST Handler – Deputy Andrew Heath 2nd Handler – Deputy Randy Martin Deputy mourns the passing of his K-9 partner Jovi, a 13-year-old retired police dog, woke up Thursday and stumbled around the house, struggling to keep up with buddy and partner, Tippecanoe County sheriff’s Deputy Randy Martin. When Martin let him outside, Jovi kept falling. Sadly, …

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K9 Oz – St. Joseph County, Indiana

Died – 1/5/17 Handler – Corporal Neil Hoover St. Joseph County police K9 passes away The St. Joseph County Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its K9’s. K9 Oz and his partner, Corporal Neil Hoover were together since 2009. They say Oz was diagnosed with an inoperable tumor and had to be euthanized Thursday. Oz was set …

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K9 Rex – Columbus, Indiana

Died – 12/26/15 Handler – Officer Chad Lehman Columbus police K9 dies following eight years of service A retired K9 from the Columbus Police Department died Monday after eight years of service. Police said K9 Rex was born in 2006 and was joined with his partner, Officer Chad Lehman, in April 2008. From July of that year, the pair made …

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K9 Jarca – Lafayette, Indiana

Died 12/20/16 Handler – Officer Ryan French Lafayette police mourn death of longtime K9 officer Lafayette police are mourning the death of a longtime K9 officer. Retired police K-9 Jarca passed away on Tuesday at the age of 13. She served with Officer Ryan French as a member of the LPD from September 2006 until her retirement in 2014. Jarca …

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K9 Rachel – Chicago, Illinois

Died – 12/18/16 Handler – Officer Charles Kocanda Radio dispatcher makes last call to honor police dog Rachel A dispatcher on the Chicago Police Department radio channel used to request K-9 units held the air Sunday morning and asked everyone to stand by. “All units stand by, Citywide 1,” she said. “7323 canine Rachel.”When her handler, Officer Charles Kocanda, heard …

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K9 Shadow – Terre Haute, Indiana

Died 11/25/16 Handler – Officer Brent Long K9 Shadow passes away after battle with health complications Sad news in the law enforcement community and for the city of Terre Haute. This as K9 Officer Shadow has passed away at the age of 10. Terre Haute Police Chief John Plasse confirmed the news on Saturday. He says K-9 Shadow was put …

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K9 Bravo – Indianapolis, Indiana

Died – 11/24/16 Handler – Officer Mike Diehl IMPD K9 dies on Thanksgiving Day of kidney failure A K9 officer with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department passed away last week. According to IMPD, K9 Bravo served on active duty with Officer Mike Diehl. He was recently diagnosed with kidney failure and was transitioned to non-patrol function. After a courageous battle, …

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K9 Aren – Plainfield, Indiana

Handler – Cpl. Brian Stewart Plainfield police mourning loss of K-9 officer The Plainfield Police Department is inviting the public to pay respects to a K-9 officer that recently had be put down. Police say they had to say goodbye to the K-9 named Aren, because he had health issues. Aren’s handler, Cpl. Brian Stewart, along with veterinary doctors made …

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K9 Kayos – Russiaville, Indiana

Died – 10/13/16 Handler – Deputy Marshal Randy VanNatter Russiaville K9 officer passes away after battle with cancer A small Indiana police department said goodbye Thursday to a K9 officer. Kayos, an 8-year-old Belgian Malinois, passed away Thursday afternoon. He specialized in drug sniffing, but also provided much-needed security, since the small town has only two people on its police …

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