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K9 Dash – Clark County, Washington

Died – 2/17/17 Handler – Deputy Seth Brannan Retired sheriff’s office K-9 Dash died Dash, a retired police dog who worked for the Clark County Sheriff’s Office from 2009 until retiring in 2013, died Friday, the sheriff’s office announced. Dash worked with sheriff’s Deputy Seth Brannan tracking suspects and drugs, and he participated in the regional SWAT team and wilderness …

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K9 Stryder – Spokane, Washington

Handler – Sergeant Shawn Kendall Former Spokane PD K9 laid to rest Retired Spokane Police Department K9 Stryder was laid to rest on Monday. K9 Stryder spent nine years working with the department and has spent the last four years in retirement. Stryder began working with SPD in 2003, when he was just a year old. He worked alongside Sergeant …

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K9 Ajax – Kitsap County, Washington

Died – 11/7/16 Handler – Deputy Joe Hedstrom Deputies say goodbye to Ajax the dog Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office deputies said goodbye Monday to retired police dog Ajax, who had been diagnosed with cancer, according to a statement from the office. Ajax died two days before his 11th birthday. Deputy Joe Hedstrom was Ajax’s handler while the dog worked for …

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K9 Crema – Seattle, Washington – U.S. Coast Guard

Handler – Officer William Porter U.S. Coast Guard mourns K9 Crema K9 Crema was, a yellow Labrador explosives detection canine with the Coast Guard Base in Seattle Washington. Crema took part in numerous explosives detection missions, including providing explosive protection for 700,000 fans during the Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl parade. Crema was originally set to retire at the beginning of …

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K9 Kastor – Pasco, Washington

Handler – Officer Matt Nelson Retired Pasco police K9 officer passes away K9 Officer Bosco reports a retired K9 officer named Kastor has passed away. The German Shepard worked for the Pasco police department from 2006 through 2011. In that time, the K9 officer served the community and assisted in capturing many fugitives. Pasco police say he was partnered with …

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K9 Ayk – Okanogan County, Washington

Died 5/10/16 Handler – Deputy Tait Everett Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office announced the passing of K9 Ayk who died on 5/10/16. Ayk served the citizens of Okanogan County for five years. K9 Ayk retired on 9/1/15 to live out his retirement years with his handler Deputy Tait Everett. K9 Ayk and his handler Deputy Tait Everett have assisted in the …

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K9 Luther – Mount Vernon, Washington

Died – April, 2016 Handler – Officer Zach Wright Retired Mount Vernon police dog Luther dies Mount Vernon Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its beloved officers. Luther, a police dog who retired from service with the department in January 2015, died this week, Mount Vernon Police Chief Jerry Dodd said in a news release. “(Luther) was …

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K9 Patrick – Washington State Police

Died – 4/14/16 Handler – Trooper Mike Allan Washington State Patrol dog dies after sudden illness The Washington State Patrol says that once of its police dogs has died after undergoing emergency surgery. According to a press release issued Wednesday, K9 Patrick, who was assigned to the Division of Homeland Security, died on April 14. Patrick was a nearly 3-year-old …

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K9 Amber – Port Orchard, Washington

Died 4/6/16 Handler – Officer Randy Ernst Port Orchard Police Department says good-bye to veteran K9 At about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, as Port Orchard Police officers prepared for the hard task of saying goodbye to one of their own, an end of watch notice went out over the police dispatch system for the department’s narcotics dog, Amber. Amber served 10 …

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K9 Reefer – Chelan County, Washington

Died 3/9/16 Handler – Deputy Carlos Rodriguez Unfortunate End For Chelan County Drug Dog The Chelan County Sheriff’s Department has reported one of its drug dogs died earlier this week. “Reefer”, a 10-year-old black Labrador, was well known to area school children as an ambassador of goodwill. The dog was killed after running into the road and getting hit by …

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