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Phoenix police dog gets a fond farewell at his retirement party

Kevin, a German Short-haired Pointer, has served with the Phoenix Police Department for six years. His job was to sniff out explosives.

PHOENIX — After six years with the Phoenix Police Department, K-9 unit Kevin is ready to retire, Phoenix police announced on Facebook.

Kevin is a German Short-haired Pointer who was born in Germany back in 2013.

Trained to sniff out explosives, Kevin was responsible for keeping dangerous devices off of our transit system. 

Kevin was a staple in downtown Phoenix, and he'll be missed.

So everyone give a big congratulations to one of our fuzziest officers!

After 6 years of keeping our community safe, #PHXPDTransitK9 “Kevin” is ready for retirement! Kevin, a German Shorthaired Pointer, was born in Germany in 2013. He helped detect and deter explosives into the transit system and became a staple in downtown #PHX. He will be missed! #phoenixpolice #phxpd #phoenix #transitk9

Posted by Phoenix Police Department on Friday, May 20, 2022

Credit: Phoenix Police Department

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