Graham Police Department mourning loss of K9 Officer

Graham Police Department mourning loss of K9 Officer

GRAHAM, TX (KAUZ) - The Graham Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their own.

On Wednesday, Marko, a 7-year-old German Shepard, and K9 Officer died following complications from medical conditions affecting his spleen.

The Graham Police Department posted to Facebook about Marko's career with the force.

Marko joined GPD in 2010 and served with two handlers during his career. He was used for narcotics detection and tracking.

Marko was the first Police Canine Officer for the Graham PD. He assisted in 200 investigations or calls for assistance during his service to the Graham, Olney and Young County communities.

The department said Marko's service will never be forgotten and he will be sorely missed.

A look at the Facebook post can be found below.

Copyright 2017 KAUZ All Rights Reserved