Frisco Police Remember K9 Officer Boris: ‘Probably One Of The Smartest Dogs I’ve Been Around To Train’

FRISCO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A public ceremony honoring the life and service of Frisco Police K-9 Boris is set for Monday, August 26.

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It will be held at 9:00 a.m. at Ruff Range Dog Park, located at 5335 4th Army Memorial Drive in Frisco.

Boris, the late Frisco Police K-9 Officer. (courtesy: Frisco PD)

K-9 Officer Boris passed away on Wednesday, August 7 due to a medically related issue.

He was a 4 1/2-year-old Belgian Malinois.

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Frisco Police said K-9 Boris was an integral part of our 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 to be assigned.

K-9 Boris had been with the department a little more than two years, having joined the Frisco Police Department in May of 2017.

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.

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Memorial announcement for Frisco PD K-9 Boris (Frisco PD)