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Police Mourning Loss of Four Legged Partner

(La Porte County, IN) - A former law enforcement officer on four legs has passed away.  Hokie was with the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office for more than ten years.


The German shepherd was retired about two years ago.  He was 15.


His handler, Sgt. Andrew Hahn says Hokie took part in things like drug seizures and arrests along with public demonstrations.  Among the dog's achievements was tracking and apprehending two armed robbery suspects and an alleged bank robber. 


Hokie lived with Hahn during his retirement.

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