|Death: ||May 8, 2012|
South Carolina, USA
The Charleston County Sheriff's K-9, Nitro had to be euthanized due to health issues. According to the sheriff's office, Nitro began his career with the K-9 Unit in 2005.
"He was an integral part of the K-9 team, contributing to many arrests for drugs and weapons charges. Nitro has tracked many criminals involved in bank robberies, homicides, and other dangerous felons working hard to keep Charleston County safe," said Major Jim Brady.
Off duty Nitro was a loyal and faithful companion to Sergeant James Brennan and his family, and was very much loved by the Brennan family.
K9 Nitro retired in 2010 and enjoyed his retirement spending time with family and friends.
Upon his passing Consolidated Dispatch Center announced "All units stand by: End Tour of Duty K9 Nitro, Rest in Peace Warrior" as a piercing silence followed.
The Charleston County Sheriff's Office K-9 unit comprises of two supervisors and six deputies along with 12 dogs capable of scent tracking, article searches, and narcotics and explosive detection.
Created by: Juanda Owens B.
Record added: May 11, 2012
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