Indiana K-9 passes away after distinguished military and police career

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(WTHR) —2020年欧预赛赛程 After a distinguished 10-year career that started with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan, Lawrence K-9 Axel passed away Friday.

After saving countless soldiers' lives by detecting explosive devices as an IED K9 in the Army, Axel was retrained as a drug detection K9 and c working for the Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township and Lawrence Police as part of a joint collaboration called K-9’s for Cops.

2020年欧预赛赛程American Legion Post 510 welcomed Axel as an honorary lifetime member in 2019.

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Axel retired earlier this year.

He was featured several times during episodes of Live PD, earning viewers' popularity for his ability to close his own door in his police car.

"We are tremendously grateful for his career of service," said Deputy Chief Gary Woodruff in an email to WTHR.