DANVILLE, Ind. - Danville Police Department K-9 Officer "Atze" died after helping conduct a vehicle search, officials said.
Danville Police Chief Bill Wright said Atze died Thursday after the search and was rushed to the veterinarian.
"Atze was a member of our family. It's a deep loss for our agency. He served us well," Wright said.
Officer Atze helped with public safety especially in tracking criminals, working on searches, and helping find missing people.
His cause of death of not released.
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