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Retired Richmond Police K-9 Sophie passes away

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Posted at 5:59 AM, Feb 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-11 05:59:16-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- A retired Richmond Police Department K-9 crossed the rainbow bridge last Friday.

Sophie was 15 years old, according to posts on the Richmond Police Department's social media.

She spent five years as a narcotics K-9 with Richmond Police before retiring in 2014.

Police said Sophie worked with several of their K-9 officers during her career, and even attended several of their K-9 events after she retired.

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