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K9 Roady – Liberty Hill, Texas

Died – 8/12/17 Handler – Chief Randy Williams K9 Officer Roady remembered for loving heart, law enforcement service Retired K9 Officer Roady died Saturday from complications following spinal surgery. Roady, the beloved Liberty Hill police German Shepherd who spent his life with former Chief Randy Williams and his wife, Karen, was eight and one-half years old. Roady was born in …

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K9 Kimbo – Corpus Christi, Texas

Died 7/28/17 Handler – Officer Jon McGinley Retired Corpus Christi police K-9 dies of natural causes Retired Corpus Christi police K-9 Kimbo has died of natural causes. Jon McGinley, Kimbo’s handler, took the K-9 to Temple when he retired, said senior officer Travis Pace. Kimbo was a bite dog and was his primary job with the department was to subdue …

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K9 Marko – Graham, Texas

Died – 7/19/17 1st Handler – Deputy Devin Wright 2nd Handler – Officer Austin Lawrence Graham Police Department mourning loss of K9 Officer On July 19, 2017, Marko, a 7 year old German Shepard and K9 officer was lost due to complications from medical conditions affecting in particular, his spleen. Marko was a dual purpose canine, who joined the Graham …

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K9 Viper – Waco, Texas

Handler – Officer Ray Woodruff Veteran Waco police dog Viper dies A five-year veteran Waco police dog died Tuesday after health issues prompted the dog’s retirement in March. Viper, a 7-year-old Belgian Malinois, died at a Woodway veterinary office with his handler, Officer Ray Woodruff, by his side. The vet determined joint pain has progressed to compromise the dog’s quality …

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K9 Hondo – New Braunfels, Texas

Handler – Detective Chris Scott New Braunfels Police Department loses beloved retired K-9 The New Braunfels Police Department is mourning the loss of a beloved K-9 that passed away over the weekend from natural causes. Retired K-9 Hondo served the department’s canine unit alongside Detective Chris Scott for six years. Since his retirement, he has been a member of Scott’s …

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K9 Lee – El Paso, Texas

Died 6/9/17 Handler – Officer Dirk Hiltl. Decorated police K9 dies; helped seize $3.7 million in illegal drugs A decorated narcotics detector dog with the El Paso Police Department died last week. General Lee served the city of El Paso for eight years along with his partner, Officer Dirk Hiltl. Lee was one of the most effective narcotics dogs in …

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K9 Guus – San Diego, California

Died 5/27/17 Handler – PO II Randy Burgess Handler – PO II Larry Triplett K9 Guus Passes Police K9 Guus served San Diego PD for 7 years, coming to MissionK9’s Veteran K9 Rescue Ranch once retired where we worked with health issues that were rapidly weakening him. During his career he was credited with apprehending many bad guys and making …

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K9 Kyro – Houston County, Georgia

Died – 4/25/17 Handler – sheriff’s Sgt. Slade Simon Houston sheriff’s deputy forced to shoot his K9 A Houston County sheriff’s deputy was forced to shoot and kill the K-9 he handled after the dog attacked him, the sheriff says. Sgt. Slate Simon was attacked by the dog Tueday afternoon while helping the Dooly County Sheriff’s Office on a manhunt, …

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K9 Eros – Edinburg, Texas

Died – 4/16/17 Handler – Officer Edward Badillo Law enforcement officers pay final respects to Edinburg police dog The mood was somber as Edinburg Police and fellow law enforcement officers gathered Thursday to say goodbye to a K-9 officer. A memorial service was held at Memorial Funeral Home for Officer Eros, a Belgian Malinois, who joined the Edinburg police force …

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K9 Ringo – El Paso, Texas

Died – 4/11/17 Handler – Officer Vargas Decorated El Paso police dog Ringo dies A beloved, retired El Paso police dog who was part of a decorated narcotics unit and who helped educate children about the dangers of drugs died Tuesday. Ringo helped law enforcement officers find 32,988 pounds of marijuana, over 146 pounds of cocaine and $1.4 million in …

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