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K9 Hawk – Rochester, New York

Died – 11/25/17 Handler – Officer Tim Waterman Rochester police’s K9 Hawk dies A Rochester Police Department K9 died from natural causes Saturday. K9 Hawk, a 10-year-old German Sheppard, worked with his handler, Officer Tim Waterman, in the Special Operations Section K9 Unit. Hawk will laid to rest Monday in a private ceremony.

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K9 Gibson – Rockland County, New York

Handler – Detective John Squillini K9 Mourned By Rockland Sheriff’s Office It is with deep regret that the Rockland County Sheriff’s Office announces the passing of retired K9 Gibson, who was the devoted and loyal partner of Detective John Squillini. Faced with a serious medical condition, Detective Squillini had to make the very difficult decision that many K9 handlers have …

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K9 Falco – Brewster, New York

Died – 10/25/17 Handler – Officer Paul Italiano BREWSTER POLICE DEPARTMENT’S CANINE “FALCO” PASSES For those who have been following the status of K-9 Falco, In October of 2016 Falco was diagnosed with Lymphoma (Cancer of his Lymph nodes). In May of 2017 afte…r eight months of chemo treatments, his tumors were non detectable and he was in full remission. …

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K9 Will – New York State Police

Died 10/23/17 Handler – Trooper Shaun R. Smith State Police K9 killed in accident while in performance of his duties State Police are investigating the death of one of their K9s, who was killed Monday evening in the North Country in performance of his duties. According to authorities, State Police were assisting the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office around 11 p.m. …

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K9 Sita – Buffalo, New York

Died – 8/25/17 Handler – Officer M. Baran NFTA Police dog dies The NFTA Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its K9 partners. K9 Sita passed away Friday due to an illness. She had been a member of the department since 2010. Officer M. Baran and K9 Sita were an explosive detection team and assigned to the …

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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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