Newberry Township police have announced the death of their K9 officer.
K9 Officer Tazer’s health recently deteriorated to the point that he had to be laid to rest on Wednesday, Newberry police posted on their website.
Tazer earned two Medals of Valor, a Meritorious Service Medal, and four Chief Commendations during more than eight years of serving with the department. He specialized in patrol, narcotics detection, and tracking.
“K9 Tazer was a true warrior to the very end and will be missed by many,” police wrote. “We would like to thank K9 Tazer for his dedicated and selfless service to the residents of Newberry Township and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.”