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K9 Luke – Troup, Texas

Handler – Sgt. Kyle Stowers Troup Police K9 Officer Luke laid to rest with full honors Troup Police Department K9 Officer Luke was laid to rest Wednesday with full honors despite the rainy weather. A procession of law enforcement vehicles with flashing lights escorted Luke to the Troup Police Station from a Tyler veterinary clinic. Friends and fellow officers from …

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K9 Rony – Houston, Texas

Died 2/21/18 K9 officer put down after being injured during chase The Houston Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its K9 officers. Officer Rony was injured overnight while going after a suspect. Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo told ABC13 it all started when officers tried to pull over a stolen car around 1 a.m. That led to …

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K9 Ceiko – Greenville, Texas

Died – 2/6/18 Handler – Officer Robert Pemberton Greenville police mourn loss of former K9 officer The City of Greenville is mourning the loss of a beloved furry friend and former officer who died on Feb. 6. On Jan. 6, 2005, the City of Greenville purchased Ceiko, a German Shepherd, from a company in Oklahoma, using seizure funds donated by …

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K9 Bones – Grimes County, Texas

Died – 11/6/ 17 Handler – Deputy Siracusa Officials gather to remember former Grimes County Sheriff’s Office K-9 officer Bones Law enforcement officials gathered Wednesday for a funeral service in honor of a former Grimes County Sheriff’s Office K-9 officer. Bones, a female police dog, worked for the sheriff’s office with her handler, Deputy Steven Siracusa, for four years. She …

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K9 Coral – Wichita Falls, Texas

Died – 10/26/17 Handler – Officer Jim Osorio It is with deep regret I must announce the death of K9 Coral. On October 26, 2017, Coral, a 10-year-old German Shepherd K-9 was lost to complications from a medical condition she had fought for over 4 months. Coral was a dual-purpose K-9 who joined her handler and partner Jim Osorio at …

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K9 Luno – Randall County, Texas

Handler – Cpl. Scott Riley Retired Randall Co. K-9 dies after 8 years of service Retired Randall County K-9 Deputy Luno has passed away from natural causes. Luno began working for the Randall County Sheriff’s Office in April 2008 and retired in January 2016. During his tour of duty, he and his handler Cpl. Scott Riley worked together for many …

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K9 Dega – Round Rock, Texas

Round Rock police, Pet Loss Center to honor fallen canine officer Dega The Round Rock Police Department and the Pet Loss Center of Austin have come together to honor Dega, a deeply loved canine officer who served the City of Round Rock for nine years. Dega will be held a traditional police memorial, which will include an officer procession, appearances …

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K9 Rokky – Harker Heights, Texas

Died – 10/2/17 Handler – Officer Gabrielle Guerra Harker Heights mourns loss of police K9 The Harker Heights Police Department announced the passing of K9 Rokky on Monday. “Rokky passed away earlier this morning, surrounded by those who meant the most to him including his partner, Officer Gabrielle Guerra and family,” the police department said. Rokky was with the department …

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K9 Torro – Waco, Texas

Police dog that survived kidney failure euthanized Torro, a Waco Police Department service dog that survived acute kidney failure in 2011 and helped capture two suspects on his first day back on the job has been euthanized because of ongoing health problems. Torro worked for three more years after battling back from kidney failure with the help of a number …

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K9 Sara – Cherokee County, Texas

Died – 9/5/17 1st Handler – Detective Martin Pepin 2nd Handler – Detective Brent Dickson Cherokee County K-9 Officer dies Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Officer, Sara, passed away on September 5, 2017. K-9 Officer Sara was born in November 2007 in Poland. She made her way to the United States to Jackson, Mississippi. She was ultimately recruited by the …

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