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K9 Niko – Poconos, Pennsylvania

Died – 6/21/17 Handler – Cpl. Matt Nero K9 Officer Mourned in the Poconos Police in the Poconos are mourning the loss of one of their K9 officers. Pocono Mountain Regional Police announced the death of K9 Niko. Niko died Wednesday after a search for narcotics. Officers said the dog had a terminal medical condition unrelated to the drug search. …

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K9 Magnum – Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

Died – 6/16/17 Handler – Deputy. Ron Hoover Cumberland County announces unexpected death of beloved bomb-sniffing dog The Cumberland County Sheriff’s office on Tuesday announced the death of the German Shepard known as K9 Magnum, a tracking and explosive detecting dog that had served the department since 2013. According to a news release, Magnum had been receiving treatment for a …

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K9 Jozek – Ellwood, Pennsylvania

Handler – Officer McBride Retired Ellwood City Police Canine Passes Away Lt. David Kingston-Operations Officer released the following statement: It is with great sadness ECPD reports the passing of Ellwood City Police Canine and McBride family pet “Jozek.” Jozek, a Czech born German Shepard, came to ECPD in March of 2007 and worked as part of the canine team. JOZEK …

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K9 Tim – Pittsburg, Pennsylvania

Died – 5/31/17 Handler – Officer Richard Houck Retired Pittsburgh Police K-9 Dies Pittsburgh Police are mourning the passing of a retired K-9. The Pittsburgh Police K-9 Unit reported Wednesday afternoon that former K-9 Tim had passed away. K-9 Tim served with the city for ten years, from 2003 to 2013, and police called him “an invaluable member of the …

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K9 Vegas – North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania

Died – 5/3/17 Handler – Sgt. Kari Bauer Police K-9 Vegas dies; served North Huntingdon for 11 years North Huntingdon’s police dog, a German shepherd named Vegas who served the department for 11 years, died Wednesday of natural causes. Vegas suffered an apparent seizure Wednesday and was taken to a veterinarian by its handler, Sgt. Kari Bauer, said Lt. Rod …

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K9 Mixo – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Died – 5/2/17 Handler – Officer Dan Paga Pittsburgh Police K-9 Mixo dies suddenly The Pittsburgh Police Bureau has lost a member of its K-9 unit. K-9 Mixo died “suddenly and unexpectedly from health complications” on Tuesday afternoon, the bureau said. Mixo, a German shepherd, was born in May 2009 and worked patrol and drug duties.

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K9 Rocky – Jenkintown, Pennsylvania

Died – 4/15/17 Handler – Lt. Rick Tucker Police in mourning after longtime K-9 officer passes away Jenkintown police are reporting some sad news: the passing of their beloved K-9 officer Rocky. Rocky was put to sleep Saturday morning with his handler and partner, Lt. Rick Tucker, by his side. Rocky served the Jenkintown and surrounding communities for almost nine …

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K9 Keno – State College, Pennsylvania

Died – 3/6/17 Handler – Officer Kris Hopkins State College police K9 Keno passes away in his home The last police dog for the State College Police Department passed away Monday. The German Shepard began his career in May 2008 in Happy Valley and retired in September 2013 with his handler Kris Hopkins, according to a release from Hopkins, who …

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K9 Lord – Scott Township, Pennsylvania

Died 2/19/17 Handler – Officer McGrath Community mourns loss of K-9 Lord The Scott Township Police department lost a K-9 unit over the weekend. “It is with great sorrow that we share with everyone that our K-9 Officer Lord has passed away after complications with a tumor,” the Scott Township Police Department said in a post. Our thoughts and prayers …

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K9 Rocco – Monroeville, Pennsylvania

Died – 2/17/17 Handler – Officer Ron Waros Passing of K9 Rocco The Monroeville Police Department is sad to announce the passing of retired K9 officer Rocco on Friday 2/17/17 at the age of 12 years. Rocco served the MPD from 2006 to his retirement in 2014. Our hearts go out to Rocco’s handler, Ron Waros, and his family.

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