Idaho Falls K-9 Officer Passes Away
Posted: July 30, 2008 05:18 PM
One K-9 officer who served the
city of Idaho Falls
for three years passed away Wednesday due to sudden terminal cancer.
Chuckie was a four and a half
year old Belgian Malinois and was trained, handled and lived with Officer Pat
Chuckie was trained in explosives
detection and in the apprehension of barricaded and fleeing suspects.
Chuckie's animal doctor believes
he was suffering from some form of cancer.
He was cleared of service by an
emergency dispatcher who announced that Chuckie was 10-42. That's police code
for ending his tour of duty.