Cornelius Police Department mourns passing of police K9

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Members of the Cornelius Police Department are in mourning after one of their police K9's passed away.

“It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of Cornelius Police K9 Dag,” the police department posted on Facebook.

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K9 Dag was put down Friday morning, October 28, 2016.

A member of the police department since October 2012, K9 Dag spent his career with his handler and partner, Officer Queen.

“We are grateful for K9 Dag’s service to Cornelius Police Department and the community. He will be greatly missed by all.”