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K9 Arras – Milwaukee County , Wisconsin

Died 8/4/17 Handler – Captain Dittberner K9 Arras passes We are saddened to relay that K-9 Arras, retired in April of 2015, passed away today at nearly the age of 15. He faithfully served the citizens of Milwaukee County beginning in 2005. He and his partner, Captain Dittberner, performed their duties on the MCSO GRIP, Interdiction, and Targeted Enforcement Unit. …

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K9 Hitch – Puyallup, Washington

Handler – Det. Scott Lien Retired Puyallup K9, Hitch, Dies A 35 dog-year veteran of Puyallup police died recently. The K9 Hitch, who served from 2006 to 2011, died over the weekend. Hitch lived with his long-time handler, Det. Scott Lien. According to Puyallup police, Hitch and Lien were responsible for some 50 apprehensions during Hitch’s time on the force. …

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K9 Feit – Green Bay, Wisconsin

Handler – Officer Matt Lynch Green Bay Police K9 Officer Feit passes away Green Bay Police announced the passing of one of their K9 Officers. The department posting …”It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of K9 Feit. Feit served the community faithfully for 7 years with his handler Officer Matt Lynch,” adding “Our thoughts are with …

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K9 Hunter – Dane County, Wisconsin

Died – Handler – Deputy Jay O’Neil Retired K-9 Hunter passes away after brief illness The Dane County Sheriff’s Office says it has lost one of its retired K-9 deputies. K-9 Hunter passed away after a brief illness, deputies say. After more than 26 years, Deputy Jay O’Neil retired in December. His partner, K-9 Hunter, retired at that time as …

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K9 Mink – Jefferson County, Wisconsin

Died 1/19/16 Handler – Deputy Scott Gukich Sheriff’s K9 Officer Mink laid to rest­ One of Jefferson County’s most popular law enforcement officers has been laid to rest. Mink, a German Shepherd and one of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office’s three K-9 officers, was put to sleep Tuesday, Jan. 19, after an attempt to surgically address a bladder tumor failed …

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K9 Kilo – Black River Falls, Wisconsin

Died 1/19/17 Handler – Officer Jeremy James Black River Falls chief says department not told before police dog was euthanized The Black River Falls Police Department lost one of its own this week when its dog, Kilo, was euthanized, and law enforcement officials say it happened without their knowledge. “One of my officers was euthanized without us knowing,” Chief Scot …

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K9 Chase – Fitchburg, Wisconsin

Died – 1/15/16 1st Handler – Clint Spade 2nd handler – Officer Cesar Lopez Fitchburg Police Department remembers K9 Chase The Fitchburg Police Department is remembering one of their most beloved members. They say K9 Chase died on Sunday. The German Shepherd retired last January after nearly 8 years of service. Chase lived to be 10 years old. He began …

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K9 Dagger – Franklin, Wisconsin

Died – 1/10/17 Handler – Officer Michael Fixel Franklin Police Department says goodbye to beloved K-9 Officer ‘Dagger’ The Franklin Police Department has lost one of their own. The department announced the passing of K-9 Officer ‘Dagger,’ on Tuesday, January 10th. According to Franklin police, 11-year-old Dagger, a German Shepard/Belgian Malinois, was euthanized due to a serious and deteriorating health …

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K9 Utos – Marion, Wisconsin

Died – 12/23/16 Handler – Officer Eric Krause Marion police dog dies after heart failure On Sunday Dec 11 Utos was called out to assist in a track of an attempted murder and kidnapping suspect that had fled on foot from police. K9 Utos assisted in tracking the suspect for several miles across fields woods and yards. During the track …

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K9 Klaus – Kenosha County, Wisconsin

Died 11/28/16 Handler – Deputy John Lanctot Sheriff’s Department canine Klaus dies A Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department canine died Sunday. Klaus became suddenly ill on November 27, 2016 and was brought to an emergency veterinarian where he was diagnosed with internal bleeding, and masses on his spleen. Klaus’ handler Deputy John Lanctot and the Department made the decision to euthanize …

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