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Hanover, Va. – It is with great sadness that the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office announces the death of K-9 Loki, who passed away peacefully by his human partner’s side on March 30, 2021, due to a medical condition.
Born in Czechia, Loki began his career with the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office in December 2013. Loki and his human partner graduated from the Richmond Police K-9 School in June 2014. Throughout Loki’s career, he responded to over 150 major calls involving felonies and other dangerous situations. As Loki was a vital part of the community, he also performed in 67 public demonstrations.
“Loki was a valued member of this agency and his human partner’s family. Loki and his partner shared a very special bond that only K-9 officers can truly understand. He was always a favorite at community presentations. We are thankful for Loki’s nearly seven years of faithful service. He will truly be missed by the entire Sheriff’s Office family,” said Colonel David R. Hines, Sheriff.