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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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K9 Truman – Ontario County, New York

Handler – Deputy Joe DiMariano Longtime member of the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit passes away As the only bloodhound in the four-dog Ontario County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit, Truman spent his decade-long career tracking missing people and sniffing out hiding and fleeing criminal suspects across the county. Deputy Joe DiMariano spent seven of those 10 years partnered with …

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K9 Herc – Buffalo, New York

Handler – Officer Mary Ellen Sawicki Herc, retired Buffalo police dog, dies Herc, a retired Buffalo police dog, has died. Herc, a German shepherd, died after a brief battle with cancer, the Buffalo Police Department said on Wednesday. He retired at the end of 2014 when his handler, Police Officer Mary Ellen Sawicki, also retired. “We would like to extend …

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K9 Erny – Onondaga County, New York

Died – 10/3/16 Sheriff’s office says goodbye to Erny, a police dog that worked for CNY for 7 years The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office is saying goodbye to a member of its family – a veteran police dog with seven years of service. The office announced this week that 8-year-old Erny died Monday. The dog, who had worked with deputies …

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K9 Scooter – Rockland, New York

Handler – Detective Douglas Lerner Scooter, Rockland sheriff’s arson dog, dies Rockland’s arson dog Scooter has died. The yellow Labrador retriever had been working fires with Detective Douglas Lerner since 2006. Sheriff Louis Falco said Scooter died last week after a brief illness. The law enforcement dog had been treated for an intestinal disorder but began to develop internal bleeding …

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