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K9 Odin – University of Wisconsin

Died – 10/3/17 Handler – Lt. Brent Plisch Bomb-sniffing UW-Madison Police Department K9 dog, Odin, dies of cancer UW-Madison’s oldest police dog, Odin, was euthanized Tuesday after developing cancer. The 9-year-old German shepherd, who specialized in detecting explosives and tracking people, was forced to retire early after several cancerous masses were found on his spleen and liver, said UW-Madison Police …

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K9 Chero – Clintonville, Wisconsin

Died 9/9/17 Handler – Sgt. Chris Wendorf K9 Chero Has Died It is with a very heavy heart that we announce the passing of our K-9 Chero. K-9 Chero became very sick overnight on Friday and was taken to the Fox Valley Animal Referral Center for evaluation. While there, it was found that he had suffered from an illness that …

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K9 Brutus – La Crosse, Wisconsin

Died – 8/15/17 Handler – Officer Casey Rossman La Crosse Police K9 Brutus passes away The La Crosse Police Department reports the passing of a dedicated member of its crime fighting force, the K-9 named Brutus. News 19 has featured Brutus and his handler, Officer Casey Rossman in many stories through the years, recently this past May when he received …

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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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