Portland Police Honor Dog Killed in Shootout

The police dog and its human partner were shot by a burglary suspect who was later captured.
1:29 | 04/17/14

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It wasn't planned but then it just felt like the right thing the only thing did you honor the life of the canine officer with a procession. Not just a dog to officers firefighters. Hee nineteen who know what the loss -- -- Nick was just out of training health 400 hours side by side with his handler officer Jeff -- They work together go home together become family just ask one of the canine handlers -- he not to pay his respects to make today. I can't imagine what the officer was going -- never have been doing -- and it's just. Something -- hope that have experience. Officer -- and his K -- -- though are one of two canine -- with Milwaukee police any part of purpose here is my parties in the car with me every day you know is it cool and there -- that master. Servant type relationship. -- -- You become emotionally attached to they're they're loving animals they're good dogs. You know you get a bond with them. And dogs like yacht though and -- do what their human partners -- -- tracking suspects detecting human scent from a mile away. This time police say -- did much more he saved an officer's life. The delegate exactly how -- strain on the dog was amazing you know as far as handler and in my heart was out in this Stanley exits it's almost like losing some close feel like a family. Listen -- part of the family that lived with us.

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