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Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department says goodbye to beloved K-9 officer



Indianapolis, Indiana – On Friday, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said farewell to a cherished K-9 officer.

After a valiant fight against lymphoma, 5-year-old K9 Charlie lost his fight, according to a video posted on Twitter by IMPD.

Before Charlie died away, officers gathered at the VCA animal hospital to give him a dignified and compassionate send-off. He was also surrounded by his family and the family of his partner, IMPD Officer Plummer.

For three and a half years, Charlie worked for the IMPD as an interdiction officer, searching for illegal drugs using his nose.

According to IMPD, it is “heartbroken, but grateful” for Charlie’s years of service.

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