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K9 Argo – Normandy, Missouri

Died 11/7/17 Normandy police K9 passes away A K9 Argo with the Normandy police department passed away after he fell four stories from a parking garage during a hailstorm over the weekend police said. He suffered a broken leg, broken ribs and other injuries, police said. Doctors were hopeful he would make a full recovery, but on Tuesday night, police …

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K9 Figo – Farmington, Missouri

Died – 6/13/17 Handler – Corporal Brad Williams Farmington PD mourns loss of canine A local police department is mourning the loss of a canine officer. On Tuesday, the Farmington Police Department posted on Facebook, “It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of Figo, our brave and valiant K-9. His partner and best friend for the last …

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K9 Leah – Columbia, Missouri

Died – 6/11/17 Handler – Detective Ron Hall Retired Columbia police dog Leah dies Leah, a German shepherd who served as a police dog in Columbia for nine years, died Sunday from natural causes, according to a Police Department news release. “K-9 Officer Leah will be sorely missed as we remember her loyal service and constant friendship,” Police Department spokeswoman …

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K9 Punter – Perryville, MO

Died 06-07-17 Handler – Patrolman Chris Bradford Popular K-9 officer dies from illness The flag outside the Perryville Police Department was at half-staff Wednesday morning as officers mourned the death of one of their own, K-9 officer Punter, who had served the department for 4 years. “It is with heavy hearts we announce the death of our department K-9, Punter,” …

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K9 Tundra – Jasper, Missouri

Died – 2/15/17 Handler – Cpl. Matt Smith Jasper County Mourns K9 Tundra K9 Tundra, a 5 year-old Weimaraner, who faithfully served the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 due a large tumor that grew in her esophagus and stomach. The tumor was discovered during a recent exam after K9 Tundra had lost a significant …

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K9 Adam – Salem, Missouri

Died – 12/10/16 Handler – Sergeant Joe Chase Salem PD bids farewell to Adam, K9 officer “Adam always came through, whenever somebody couldn’t find something he’d take us right to it,” said Sergeant Joe Chase, Adam’s partner and handler. “He’d just gotten a heroin dealer last week. That was par for the course with Adam.” Chase estimated Adam had been …

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K9 Sara – Licking, Missouri

Died – 11/24/16 Handler – Corporal Patrick Burton Licking Police Department K9 struck and killed by vehicle on Thanksgiving The Licking Police Department’s K-9, Sara, was stuck by a vehicle and died Thursday night. LPD Chief Scott Lindsey said Sara escaped her enclosure at her handler’s residence on Highway 32 west of the city limit, and was then hit by …

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K9 Griff – Lee’s Summit, Missouri

Died 9/11/16 Handler – Officer Steve Grubb Lee’s Summit Police Department remembers K-9 officer who died over the weekend The Lee’s Summit Police Department said their final goodbyes to one of the department’s two K-9’s on Sunday. Police say Griff spent his final moments with his handler, Master Police Officer Steve Grubb. The K-9 had a terminal condition. “Griff will …

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K9 Zar – St. Louis County, Missouri

Died – 8/23/16 Handler – Officer Scott Scarborough St. Louis County police dog dies from cancer St. Louis County Police are mourning the death of one of their own, Canine Officer Zar. Zar began working with the St. Louis County Police Department in 2008 when Officer Scott Scarborough selected him and the two went through the Police Canine Academy. He …

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K9 Stryker – Jackson, Missouri

Died – 7/18/16 Jackson’s former police dog euthanized The Jackson Police Department’s most recent police dog, Stryker, made his last visit to the station Monday to say goodbye to his former co-workers. Veterinarians had discovered the German shepherd was suffering from advanced cancer and had to be euthanized. Stryker served from 2007 until his retirement in 2015. Jackson’s current K-9 …

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