Diesel, retired k-9, who died Monday, Jan. 13

Prince William County police announced the passing of Diesel, a retired police K-9, on Monday, Jan. 13.

Prince William County police officers announced the passing Monday of Diesel, one of its beloved, retired K-9s.

The department shared the news via a tweet.

“K-9 Diesel was a loyal partner and faithful companion to Retired [Master Patrol Officer] Jennings,” the announcement said. 

“They served together from May 2009 until August 2015 and, as a team, retired together. K-9 Diesel closed his eyes on January 10, 2020.”

Diesel was a 12-year-old German Shepherd. His death was due to natural causes, according to Officer Renee Carr, spokeswoman for the Prince William County Police Department.

The department currently has 12 K-9 units, 11 of which are assigned to patrol duties and one which is assigned to special operations, Carr said.

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Omarndc72

Sorry to hear that. He will be missed.

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