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.
Officers with the Sevierville Police Department are mourning the loss of their K-9, Boris, who...
Officers with the Sevierville Police Department are mourning the loss of their K-9, Boris, who retired from the department in 2020.(SPD)
Published: Aug. 5, 2022 at 4:32 PM EDT
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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.

Rest in Peace, Boris K-9 Boris served with the Sevierville Police Department from July 2015 thru December 17, 2020. ...

Posted by Sevierville Police Department on Friday, August 5, 2022

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