HALTOM CITY (CBSDFW.COM) – After close to a decade finding drugs, tracking down people and biting bad guys for the Haltom City Police Department, beloved K-9 F.I.L.O. has retired.
The Belgium Malinois, whose name stands for First in, Last Out” rode around with his handler, Sgt. Russell, mostly during the nights and helped numerous agencies throughout Texas when they called for help.READ MORE: 'Preventing Poison From Reaching Communities', U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers Seize Over $976K In Narcotics
The department said F.I.L.O. met hundreds of children at schools, attended every Haltom City Jr. Fire/Police camp, performed countless demonstrations and “received tons of head scratches and belly rubs from thankful citizens and delighted kids.”READ MORE: After Cyberattack Pipeline Officials Hope To Have Service Back By The Weekend -- But Oil Prices Fall
He will retire to the country where he will spend the rest of his days with his handler just doing regular dog stuff such as chasing squirrels and tearing up slippers.MORE NEWS: Dallas Police: Shooter Claims He Killed Man After He Tried To Get In Vehicle After Road Rage Incident
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