K-9 Rocky Retires from Sheriff’s Department to Enjoy Life with Human Partner’s Fam

K-9 ROCKY IS BEING RETIRED AFTER 10 YEARS OF POLICE WORK.

One of our amazing unsung heroes is going to retire at age 10. Sadly, Rocky’s life expectancy is only a couple of more years. May he enjoy a home cooked chicken dinner every night for the rest of his life, mixed with lots of playtime with children.

KMOV

MADISON COUNTY, Ill. (KMOV.com) – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday that K9 Rocky will retire.

Rocky was known as the dual purpose canine and was trained and specialized in detecting narcotics while assisting Patrol Division Deputies.

Throughout his 10 year career, Rocky worked with Illinois State Police, Drug Enforcement Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and other tactic divisions.

Rocky apprehended several burglary suspects, assisted in seizing hundreds of thousands of dollars of U.S. Currency that was liked to illegal narcotics and hundreds of arrests.

Rocky received numerous awards including “Award for Evidence Detection” from the German Shepard Dog Club of St. Louis and “Top Patrol Building Search Team”.

“K9 Rocky and Deputy Gurley have been an outstanding team and I couldn’t be any prouder of the work they have don’t,” said Sheriff Lankin.

K9 Rocky partnered with Deputy Scott Gurley for 10 years as a part of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.

Rocky will live out his life with the Gurley family.

3 thoughts on “K-9 Rocky Retires from Sheriff’s Department to Enjoy Life with Human Partner’s Fam

  1. I know … it sounds quite pretentious, but I will take this article as a personal gift from you Paladin. Great News … all the best to Rocky the retiree and his handling family

Leave a Reply. Comments Policy Forbids Insulting Other Commenters.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s