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K9 Chico – Pitt County, North Carolina

Died – 1/31/18 Handler – Deputy Jason Dear Pitt County K-9 laid to rest after six years of service Deputies in one Eastern Carolina county are mourning the loss of one of their own. The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office says retired K-9 Chico was laid to rest on Wednesday.A sheriff’s office spokesman says Chico had been battling a degenerative nerve …

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K9 Mishka – Burlington, North Carolina

Died – 1/10/18 Handler – Sgt. Richard Marsh Beloved Burlington Police K-9 ‘Mishka’ Who Saved Officer’s Life, Dies Of Cancer A beloved K-9 officer, named Mishka, has died from cancer. The Burlington Police Department posted on its Facebook page, “She passed Wednesday evening at 5:45 PM after a long battle with cancer. We would like to thank Sgt. Richard Marsh …

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K9 Berry – Hendersonville, North Carolina

Died – 12/11/17 Handler – Captain Chris LeRoy Retired Hendersonville K-9 officer dies A mountain police department is mourning the loss of a retired K-9 officer. The Hendersonville Police Department announced on Monday that K-9 Berry had died. It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of K9 Barry. K9 Barry was 16 years old. K9 Barry served …

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K9 Stitch – Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Died – 11/30/17 Handler – Officer David Funk Chapel Hill police say goodbye to four-pawed partner Stitch The town lost a dedicated officer on Wednesday when police K-9 Stitch died while off duty. Stitch, a Dutch Shepard, Stitch was 3 years old when she arrived from the Czech Republic in December 2013 for 14 weeks of basic patrol training with …

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K9 Dan – Randolph County, North Carolina

Died – 10/12/17 Handler – Deputy Randall Purvis K9 Dan Passes The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office lost one of its officers last week. Dan, a bloodhound with the K-9 Unit, died after a large tumor was found in his abdomen. He was just 4 years old. Dep. Randall Purvis was his handler for nearly three years and he talked about …

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K9 Ike – Rowan County, North Carolina

Handler – Deputy Justin Nelson Rowan Sheriff’s K-9 passes away after nearly ten years of service Since 2009, Rowan County Sheriff’s Office K-9 “Ike” has been on the beat across the county, but now he is at rest. Ike passed away from medical issues this week, according to Sheriff Kevin Auten. During his time on the street Ike and his …

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K9 Buddy – University of North Carolina

Died – 8/29/17 ‘BIG PAW PRINTS TO FILL:’ FORMER UNC POLICE DOG DIES The University of North Carolina Police Department announced that former UNC police K9 officer “Buddy” died Tuesday.The police dog served the UNC-Chapel Hill community from 2007 through 2015. “A lot of treasured personalities have walked the hallowed halls at UNC or graced Tar Heel courts and playing …

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K9 Odin – Troutman, North Carolina

Died 7/27/17 Handler – Officers Chris Atwood and Rusty Jones K9 Odin passes away A memorial service has been planned for Odin, the Troutman Police Department K9 dog that died of cancer Wednesday. The memorial and burial of Odin’s ashes will be held at 5 p.m. on Monday at the Troutman Police Department. Odin was a German Shepherd donated to …

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K9 Chris – Yancey County, North Carolina

Died – 7/11/17 Police K-9 shot, killed in kennel Authorities are looking for the person who shot and killed a K-9 while it was in its kennel at a deputy’s home. The Yancey County Sheriff’s Office said Chris, a Dutch Shepherd, was shot sometime between 8:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. in the Bald Mountain community. Chris, who had served with …

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K9 Chase – Lenoir, North Carolina

Died – 5/23/17 Handler – Deputy Kenneth Black Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office K9 Chase died unexpectedly due to a medical issue. Chase was Deputy Kenneth Black’s partner since January 2014. As a four-and-a-half-year-old “Dutch” Shepherd, he was imported from Holland trained by a private canine organization.

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