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First K-9 Memorial Service for LRPD
LITTLE ROCK, AR - The Little Rock Police Department has held its first-ever memorial service for a fallen K-9 officer.
A morning ceremony at the Centre at University Park paid tribute to "Chewy" and also honored the K-9 squad on which he served.
The 6-year veteran of the force and partner of Officer Annette Harrington died in mid-March.
Sgt. Andre Dyer, who heads the LRPD K-9 Squad led the service, which included a reading from a K-9 Prayer. One of the prayer's lines reads: "Together you and I shall experience a bond only others like us will understand."
Chewy was 8 years old.
Click here to read more about the LRPD K-9 Squad, which currently consists of 9 teams.