Sevierville police mourn the loss of retired K-9
Officers with the Sevierville Police Department are mourning the loss of their K-9, Boris, who retired from the department in 2020.
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Officials with the Sevierville Police Department announced the death of one of their retired K-9s Friday.
K-9 Boris started with the department in July of 2015 and retired in December of 2020. He was a tracker, helping find people and fugitives for the SPD.
“In his time with SPD, K-9 Boris was assigned to Sgt. Justin Armstrong,” officials said. “K-9 Boris was a key member of our Canine Unit and known for his excellent tracking skills and his ability to always put a smile on the faces of members of the department as well as the community.”
He died from an unexpected medical problem, according to SPD officials.
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