CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — Colorado police have lost a long-time police service dog to health complications. The Castle Rock Police Department said K9 Ronin passed away Saturday after health problems took a toll on him.
Castle Rock police honored K9 Ronin, whose handler was Officer Todd Thompson, Saturday after he passed due to “unforeseen health complications,” according to a Facebook post.
Ronin’s began service with the Castle Rock Police Department on Aug. 4, 2014.
“It was our honor as members of the Castle Rock Police Department to have served with Ronin for the past five and a half years. Rest easy friend, we have the watch from here,” the post from Castle Rock Police Department said.
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K9 Ronin served the Castle Rock Police Department and the local community for more than five years. He will surely be missed.