Frisco Police To Hold Public Memorial For K-9 Officer Boris

FRISCO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A two year veteran of the Frisco Police Department, K-9 Officer Boris died this week.

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The department said a medically-related issue claimed the 4 1⁄2 year old Belgian Malinois’ life.

Boris (credit: Frisco Police Department)

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Fellow officers said Boris was an integral part of their K-9 unit, the Frisco Police Department and the community. At the time of his death, K-9 Boris was at a specialized police-dog training facility where he continued training and remained active while awaiting a new handler.

During his watch, K-9 Boris assisted in making 79 drug-related arrests, was used in over 100 narcotics sniffs per year, was deployed seven times for tracking suspects, and was successful in six no-bite suspect apprehensions.

A public ceremony honoring the life and service for K-9 Boris will be held on Monday, August 26, 2019.

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(courtesy: Frisco Police Department)