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K9 Nitro – Millville, New Jersey

Died – 11/6/17 Handler – Officer William Loteck Last ride for retired Millville K-9, Nitro euthanized Police escorted retired Millville K9 “Nitro” Monday morning to an animal hospital where the ailing German shepherd was euthanized, according to a departmental statement. Nitro had retired on March 31, 2014 from police work. He lived with his former partner Officer William Loteck and …

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K9 Hannah – Millville, New Jersey

Died – 10/26/17 Handler – Officer John Butschky Millville police report off-duty death of K-9 Hannah A Chesapeake Bay retriever used as a bomb-detecting dog here for almost nine years died last Thursday after a short medical condition, police Chief Jody Farabella announced on Monday.K-9 Hannah was 12 years old and had started with the department in December 2008. She …

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K9 Marco – Gloucester, New Jersey

Died – 9/4/17 Handler – Sgt. Jason Flood K9 Marc Dies It is with deep regret that the Gloucester City Police Department announces the passing of retired Police K9 Marco. Last evening, K9 Marco passed away in his sleep at home, with his family. K9 Marco was the first K9 to join the Gloucester City Police Department when our unit …

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K9 Dome – Mahwah, New Jersey

Died – 8/23/17 Handler – Officer Robert Rapp Mahwah police mourn passing of longtime K-9 dog A nine-year member of the Mahwah Police Department K-9 Unit, who came to the local force from Czechoslovakia and became an “integral part” of one officer’s family, passed away Wednesday. Dome, a Czech shepherd, died after a brief illness at the age of 11. …

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K9 Deuce – East Greenwich Township, New Jersey

Died – 8/4/17 Handler – Officer Phil Owens Police mourn K-9’s death after 8 years of service Township police announced the sudden death of a Police K-9 who served the department for eight years. Early Friday morning K-9 Deuce suffered a quickly developed medical condition that caused internal bleeding. The condition could not be resolved by emergency surgery and Deuce …

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K9 Boomer – Atlantic City, New Jersey

Died – 3/14/17 Handler – Officer Jim Miltenberger Most active’ ACPD explosives-detection K9 Boomer dies For the past three years, when the community needed extra protection, Boomer, an explosives detection dog with the police department, always seemed to be there. The 10-year-old black Labrador who was with the department for almost four years had to be euthanized last week after …

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K9 Zeus – Greenwich Township, New Jersey

Died – 1/12/17 Handler – Officer Chris Tasiopoulos Greenwich Township police mourn death of K-9 Zeus Greenwich Township is mourning the death of one of its retired police officers, albeit one that did not serve in uniform. Zeus, a German shepherd that remained beloved in the department after the K-9 unit was disbanded in 2008, died Thursday after being struck …

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K9 Elias – Evesham, New Jersey

Died – 11/24/16 Handler – Detective Richard Hernandez Retired Evesham K-9 dies on Thanksgiving A long-serving police K-9 died in retirement on Thanksgiving Day, the police department reported. Police said K9 Elias died of a sudden illness. The German Shepherd was credited with 100 arrests during his police career. No other details of his death were provided. Elias served more …

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K9 Brandy – Pattenburg, New Jersey

Died – 10/18/16 Handler – Chief Dan VanFossen K9 Officer Receives Hero’s Salute Before Being Put Down: ‘He Was Family’ A New Jersey K9 officer has received a full fireman’s goodbye before he was put down, while surrounded by friends and family. “I loved him. He was my best friend,” Chief Dan VanFossen of the Pattenburg Volunteer Fire Company told …

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K9 Blaze – Sussex County, New Jersey

Died – 10/9/16 Handler – Lt. Mitch Ellicott Sheriff’s Office mourns passing of K9 The Sussex County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of one of its own after an 8-year veteran of the department passed away on Sunday. Blaze, a search and rescue K9 for the office, died in his sleep over the weekend, the sheriff’s office said on …

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