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K9 Bea – Huron County, Ohio

Died – 7/27/17 Handler – Detective Sgt. Josh Querin Police K-9 Bea fondly remembered The community lost a friendly, furry friend recently. Retired police dog Bea died early Thursday night. She was one-half of the crime-fighting canine unit with former Huron County Sheriff’s Detective Sgt. Josh Querin, who was her handler for nearly seven years. “She turned 14 in May. …

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K9 Aron – Pickaway County, Ohio

Died 7/5/17 Handler – Deputy Stephen Harger Sheriff’s office mourns sudden loss of canine officer The Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of its canine officer, Aron, during an emergency surgical procedure Wednesday morning. Aron, partner of Deputy Stephen Harger, just recently celebrated his second birthday and joined the Sheriff’s Office last fall. According to Sheriff Robert Radcliff, …

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K9 Jaeger – Ada, Ohio

Died – 6/8/17 Handler – Sgt. Matt Purdy Ada police dog struck, killed by car Ada Police Department K9 Jaeger was reported dead Thursday morning after running into the path of a car at home with his handler, Sgt. Matt Purdy. K9 Jaeger came to the department in October 2015. “We’re deeply saddened by this unfortunate incident that has occurred,” …

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K9 Ekko – Eastlake, Ohio

Died 4/7/17 Handler – Officer John McCauley Eastlake police K9 dies unexpectedly An Eastlake police K9 died unexpectedly Friday, according to the police department. Eastlake police Patrolman John McCauley posted that his partner, K9 Ekko, died unexpectedly at home “without warning.” He wrote that he was unaware of any issues with his partner. Ekko joined the Eastlake Police Department in …

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K9 Diablo – Crestwood, Ohio

Handler – Sergeant Joe Urso Beloved police K-9 dies of cancer K-9 Diablo was recently diagnosed with a very rare, inoperable tumor in his back. Diablo and his handler, Sergeant Joe Urso, had planned to continue working at the Crestwood Schools, until the K9 could no longer perform his job. K-9 Diablo was certified in Narcotics and served his community …

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K9 Foky – Elyria, Ohio

Handler – Officer Tom Baracskai Retired Elyria police dog Foky dies The Elyria Police Department is mourning the death of its retired police dog, Foky, a beloved member of the team. Foky was retired from police work in 2013 and given to his handler, Patrolman Tom Baracskai, where he lived out the rest of his life as a treasured pet. …

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K9 Deuce – Mentor, Ohio

Died – 12/16/16 Handler – Officer Ron Gunton Retired Mentor police K-9 passes away He may have hung up his badge a few years ago, but his contributions to the community will be remembered forever. We’re talking about Deuce, a retired police K-9 with the Mentor Police Department. He passed away on Friday. Here’s how MPD described him. “Our thoughts …

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K9 Gandolf – Genoa, Ohio

Died – 12/10/16 Handler – Officer Jason Berner Retired Genoa Township K9 officer dies Genoa Township Police issued a statement Saturday that retired K9 officer Gandolf passed away suddenly at home overnight. Officer Gandolf retired in May due to complications from a medical condition. “Gandolf was born to love, trained to serve, loyal to the end and the best partner …

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K9 Uganda – Perkins Township, Ohio

Died 12/4/16 Handler – Sgt. Marty Curran Perkins Township police K-9 passes away after surgery She laid her life on the line each time she was called to duty. Now, her only job is to rest in peace, as her admirers honor her memory. Perkins Township police K-9 Uganda passed away early Sunday morning. Around 12:30 this morning, K9 Uganda …

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