K-9 Ricky

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K-9 Ricky

"My partner, my friend, you are greatly missed!"
--Cpl. T.J. Convery

Breed: Belgian Malinois
Birthplace: Belgium
DOB:March 28, 1998
Commands in: Dutch

Retired:
July 2005
Tour of Duty: 5 years
EOW: Saturday, September 26, 2009
Age: 13 years old

K-9 Ricky, during his law enforcement career, apprehended numerous suspects, recovered evidence, conducted explosive detection sweeps, and loved conducting K-9 demonstrations for children. K-9 Ricky conducted explosive sweeps for the following dignitaries; President George W. Bush, Colin Powell, Margaret Thatcher, First Lady Barbara Bush, Vice President Al Gore, "Marine 1" (Presidential Helicopter), New York City Mayor Bloomberg, and Elizabeth Edwards (former presidential running mate John Edwards' wife).

 

He was a true, hardworking police dog and an asset to the Winston-Salem Police Department.

 

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