Bartlesville Police's K-9 Officer Dies

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 3:27 pm
By: News On 6

BARTLESVILLE, OK -- Bartlesville Police's K-9 drug dog has died.

Police Chief Tom Holland says Cooper was diagnosed with serious and advanced kidney failure and had to be euthanized Monday afternoon.

Holland says the department has lost a valuable member.

"We have lost a friend and partner in the war on crime. Cooper was an excellent tracking dog and an expert at locating illegal narcotics," said Police Chief Tom Holland.

Holland says Cooper will be missed and remembered.