Mahoning County police department mourns death of retired K-9

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WKBN profiled Hero for a story in 2017, as he went through training with Officer Albert

NORTH LIMA, Ohio (WKBN) – The Beaver Police Department in Mahoning County is mourning the loss of its four-legged officer and friend.

Saturday, the department posted on its Facebook page that its retired K-9, Hero, died.

Hero passed away at the home he shared with his handler, Cpl. Chris Albert and K-9 Argo.

He was 10 years old. The dog retired after seven years of work.

WKBN profiled Hero for a story in 2017, as he went through training with Officer Albert.

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