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K9 Dante – MBTA Transit Police, Massachusetts

Died – 2/13/18 Police mourn loss of long-serving bomb-sniffing K9 MBTA Transit Police were mourning the death of one of their K9 bomb detection dogs Tuesday. The police agency said Dante had served the citizens of the commonwealth for nearly a decade. “Dante, you will be missed, but never forgotten,” Transit Police said.

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K9 Rony – Plymouth County, Massachusetts

Died – 12/27/17 Handler – Deputy Sheriff James Creed Officer Who Ended Deadly Taunton Rampage Loses K-9 The law enforcement community is mourning the loss of Rony, the police dog of Plymouth County Deputy Sheriff James Creed, who heroically ended a Taunton rampage in 2016. “RIP K-9 Rony, you served the community well. We are sorry for your loss Lt. …

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K9 Koda – Brockton, Massachusetts

Died – 12/23/17 Handler – Officer Darvin Anderson Brockton police K9 dies after emergency surgery Koda, K-9 partner of Brockton Police Department Officer Darvin Anderson, died early this morning during emergency surgery. Koda, 7 1/2 yrs old, served and protected Brockton residents for the past 6 yrs. Koda is credited with seizing over 30 guns during his career. Our condolences …

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K9 Geox – Tewksbury, Massachusetts

Died – 12/11/17 Handler – Officer Al Piccolo Tewksbury police mourn unexpected death of beloved K9 officer Police in Tewksbury are mourning the loss of a beloved K9 officer after the dog passed away unexpectedly on Monday. Officials say “Geox” passed away at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center after an undetected inoperable cancer was discovered on his spine. Officer Al Piccolo …

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K9 Diezel – UMASS Amherst, Massachusetts

Died 12/4/17 Handler – Liana Varosky CPWDA is sad to announce the passing of Retired K9 Diezel who was handled by Officer Liana Varosky of the Amherst Police Department in Massachusetts. Officer’s Diezel served with Officer Varosky from 2008- 2014 and certified in patrol / narcotic. Officer Varosky and K9 Diezel were members of the CPWDA joining on 3/18/11 and …

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K9 Ronan – Quincy, Massachusetts

Died – 11/9/17 One Of First Police Dogs To Respond To Boston Marathon Bombings Dies One of the first police dogs to respond to the Boston Marathon bombings has died. Quincy Police said Ronan, a 10-year-old Belgian Malinois, died on Thursday. Ronan responded after two bombs went off in 2013 near the Boston Marathon finish line. Danvers Police also announced …

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K9 Marco – Medford, Massachusetts

DIED – 9/8/17 HANDLER – Officer Harold MacGilvray MEDFORD MOURNS THE LOSS OF K-9 HERO MARCO Marco, the Medford Police dog who participated in the manhunt of the Boston Marathon bombers, has died. The 12-year-old Belgian Malinois joined the force nearly eight years ago. Following graduation from the Massachusetts State Police patrol dog and narcotic detection classes, the K-9 was …

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K9 Axe – Franklin, Massachusetts

Died – 8/1/17 Handler – Officer Michael Gilboy Franklin police announce sudden death of beloved K9 The Franklin Police Department is mourning the sudden loss of a beloved member of the force, K9 AXE. Police made the somber announcement on Facebook and said AXE passed away Tuesday night. AXE has been with the Franklin Police Department since July 2014. While …

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K9 Dasty – Arlington, Massachusetts

Arlington Police K-9 Dasty Passes Away He was tough on the job and worked with former President Barack Obama; in 2015 he helped track down the gun from a shooting near Thorndike Park and he was as fan of children at fairs and school events. But on Sunday, a veteran of the Arlington Police Department passed away after a brief …

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K9 Amor – Taunton, Massachusetts

Died – 6/8/17 Handler – Officer Stephen Correia K9 Amor Passes Away It is with a heavy heart the Taunton Police Department announces the passing of beloved K-9 Amor. K-9 Amor served the Taunton Police Department and the City of Taunton for over the past 10 years along side his partner K-9 Officer Stephen Correia. K-9 Amor was a certified …

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