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K9 Falcone – Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police, New York

Died – 7/20/17 Handler – Sgt Edward O’Flaherty It is with deep regret that I announce the sudden passing of canine “Falcone’, who was the devoted and loyal partner of Sergeant Edward O’Flaherty of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police Department. “Falcone” experienced a serious, unpredictable medical emergency (Mesenteric-torsion/Bloat). “Falcone” was named is in honor of Detective John Falcone, a highly …

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K9 Burris – MTA, New York

Died 7/20/17 Handler – Officer Brian McCormack PASSING OF MTA PD CANINE “BURRIS” It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that I inform you of the passing of Canine Burris, the very recently retired canine partner of Police Officer Brian McCormack. Officer McCormack had to make the difficult decision on July 20, 2017 due to Canine Burris’s diminishing …

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K9 Mycal – New York City D.E.P.

It is with a heavy heart that CPWDA announces another CPWDA members K9, the untimely and sudden passing of K9 Mycal who was partnered with Officer Doug DiSciullo of the NYC DEP Police . K9 Mycal and Officer DiSciullo became CPWDA members on 1/31/15 and became Lifetime members on 2/1/16 K9 Mycal will be missed greatly by all members of …

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K9 Miky – Saugerties, New York

Handler – Officer Jeremy Rushkoski Saugerties mourns police dog Miky, a 5-year-old German shepherd and Saugerties police dog, died this week after a brief illness. His handler, Officer Jeremy Rushkoski, began working with Miky in February 2014, trained with him beginning in July 2014 and served with him on the police force starting in December 2014. As of Friday, a …

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K9 Wazi – Cheektowaga, New York

Died – 6/23/17 Handler – Officer John Doskocz Cheektowaga Police K9 Wazi passes away The Cheektowaga Police Department announced Friday the unexpected passing of their K9 Wazi. Wazi passed away at 1:25 a.m. Friday after a brief illness. “He was diagnosed a few weeks ago with a tumor on his heart, and it was inoperable. We knew he was sick, …

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K9 Shrek – Morganton, North Carolina

Died – 5/25/17 1ST Handler – Officer Johnny Cooper 2ND Handler – Officer Stacey Huffman Public Safety K-9 officer put to rest due to terminal illness Morganton Public Safety had to say goodbye to “one of the finest four-legged cops” in the history of their K-9 program. K-9 Shrek, a 7-and-a-half-year-old German Shepherd, was relieved of his duties due to …

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K9 Reagan – Poughkeepsie, New York

Died – 4/30/17 Handler – Officer Vanja Mikelic Poughkeepsie Police Mourn Passing of K9 Reagan The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department regretfully announces the passing of K-9 Reagan on April 30, 2017. K-9 Reagan was an 11 year-old German Shepard, who spent her eight year career with Police Officer Vanja Mikelic, according to Chief of Police Ron J. Spero Jr. …

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K9 King – Clarkstown, New York

Died – 2/2/17 Handler – Officer Bob Reilly Retired K9 ‘King,’ Longtime Partner of PO Bob Reilly The Clarkstown Police Department regrets to announce the passing of retired K9 “King”, longtime partner of PO Bob Reilly. This morning we recognize and honor the service of “King”, retired in 2016 after eight years of exemplary service to the Department and to …

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K9 Hunter – NYPD, New York

Died – 1/13/17 Handler – Detective Chris Bonomo NYPD K-9 Hunter, police dog who helped in Haiti, dead at 11 In his eight years with the NYPD, canine officer Hunter sniffed out illegal guns, while bringing joy to children of all ages. Hunter, an 11-year-old German shepherd, ended his watch last week. He spent a final, heart-wrenching day with his …

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