EASTLAKE, Ohio — An Eastlake badge K9 died accidentally Friday, according to the badge department’s Facebook page.
Eastlake badge Patrolman John McCauley acquaint that his partner, K9 Ekko, died accidentally at home “without warning.”
He wrote that he was blind of any issues with his partner.
Ekko abutting the Eastlake Badge Department in May 2008 and completed added than 500 analgesic searches as able-bodied as added tasks in the four years of his service. The added tasks include 53 tracks, 40 breadth searches, 30 accessories searches and 132 architecture searches.
Ekko accustomed awards during his years of service:
-2008 Top Honor Rookie from the Bil-Jac Dog Food and the German Shepherd Dog Club of Northern Ohio-2009 Top Honor for Tracking / Narcotics from the Bil-Jac Dog Food & the German Shepherd Dog Club of Northern Ohio-2011 Top Honor for Apprehension from the Bil-Jac Dog Food & the German Shepherd Dog Club of Northern Ohio
Ekko was accomplished back McCauley larboard for assignment Friday, he wrote.
The afterlife is a admonition to accumulate admired ones abutting and never leave annihilation un-said, McCauley wrote.
“I absence you Ekko and acknowledge you for befitting me safe while on convoying and at home,” he wrote. “Please watch over us.”
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