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K9 Max – Prince William, Virginia

Died 1/30/18 Handler – Detective Josh Lane Prince William police K9 Max dies after battle with cancer Prince William County police are mourning the death of veteran K9 Max, who died after a battle with lymphoma. The 10-year-old German shepherd served the department for 9 years with Detective Josh Lane. Trained in narcotics detection, Max was assigned to the Street …

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K9 Colt – Fairfax County, Virginia

Died 1/28/18 Fairfax County Police Dog Passes Away K9 Colt retired in 2016 after serving for six years A Fairfax County Police dog has passed away, a year and a half after he retired. K9 Colt served Fairfax County “with distinction” from January 2010 until July 2016, according to a tweet from the Fairfax County Police Department. “It is with …

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K9 Czako – Alleghany, Virgina

Handler – Sgt. Chad Wickline Alleghany Sherriff’s Office remembers K9 A police dog is more than just a partner. “He’s with me. We work ten hour shifts, and he’s with me for ten hours,” says Sgt. Chad Wickline, of the Alleghany Sherriff’s Office. “And then when we go home, he’s still with me.” Because the dog and his handler form …

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K9 Kaamo – Chesterfield, Virginia

Died – 11/15/17 Chesterfield Police remember Kaamo, the K-9 who saved a woman’s life The Chesterfield Police Department announced Thursday the passing of retired K-9 Kaamo. “[Kaamo] crossed the rainbow bridge this morning due to an inoperable malignant tumor,” a police spokesperson said. “Kaamo served the Chesterfield County Police Department from 2010 to 2015 as a patrol K-9.” The department …

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K9 Rex – Manassas, Virginia

Died – 11/10/17 Handler – Officer Shubert Retired Manassas police K9 Rex dies The Manassas City Police Department regrets to announce the death of retired K9 Officer Rex, a seven year veteran of the Manassas City Police K9 Unit.Rex worked a distinguished career, certified in patrol tactics and narcotics detection. Rex passed away peacefully Friday of an illness at the …

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K9 Kota – Winchester, Virginia

Died – 10/9/17 Handler – Officer Brittney Kotynski-Neer Heroic Winchester police dog, Kota, finds peace Kota, the Winchester police dog that drew national attention in 2014 after falling through an attic floor while helping officers make arrests, died Monday. The German shepherd was 10. The decision to put an animal out of its suffering is always gut -wrenching, but it …

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K9 Mako – Manassas, Virginia

Died – 10/5/17 Handler – Officer Russ McAndrews Former K9 Dog Mako Dies: Manassas City Police A former K-9 dog for Manassas City Police died of natural causes Thursday, the department announced. Mako was a five-year veteran. A former Manassas City Police K-9 dog died at the home of its handler, Manassas Police officer Russ McAndrews, according to the department. …

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K9 Trigger – Newport News, Virginia

Died – 7/7/17 Handler – Detective Jamie Huling K9 Trigger Euthanized Newport News detective Jamie Huling put his K9 partner Trigger down July 7, 2017. Trigger served eight years with the Newport News Police Department but was recently retired after being diagnosed with a brain tumor.

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K9 Moe – Virginia State Police

Died – 2/21/17 1st Handler – Sgt. N.L. Lomasney 2nd Handler – Sr. Trooper B.R. Boteler K9 officer Moe was being remembered by Virginia State Police on Tuesday. The bloodhound, officially known as Reuben James, was the VSP’s sixth bloodhound when he joined the department in 2010. Moe successfully found more than 25 lost/missing children, adults, seniors, and fugitives across …

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K9 Tiko – Norfolk, Virginia

Died – 2/20/17 Handler – Officer Shawn Jacobs K9 Tiko has passed It is with great sadness that my retired Norfolk K9 dog “Tiko” has passed away. Tiko had been a part of my life for 11 years. In 2005, my first few weeks in the Norfolk K9 Department had me wondering what I had gotten myself into.  I was …

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