Cumberland County Sheriff's Office sadly announces the passing of Good Friend & Co-Worker K-9 Major

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - -  The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office sadly announces the passing of retired German Shepard K9 "Major".

K-9 Major passed away on September 21, 2016, in Yarmouth, Maine. 

K 9 proudly served the citizens of Cumberland County from December 22, 2005, until his retirement on April 30, 2012, according to the police department. 

"K9 Major was certified both as a Patrol K9 as well as in Illegal Drug Detection. He was widely known for his prominent tracking abilities and was credited with finding countless lost people and fleeing or hiding suspects." said his partner Handler Lt. Tom Williams.

Police said K9 Major was 12 years old and spent his retirement years with his Handler Lt. Tom Williams and his family. He will be missed by the Williams' family as well as the men and woman of the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office.

 

Copyright 2016 WCSH


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