May 11, 2021

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Port Huron Police pet dog Braddock receives final police salute

Retired Port Huron Law enforcement pet dog Braddock was explained as a “monitoring equipment” in his seven years of services with the division.

On Thursday, pretty much a dozen police departments paid out tribute to him just before he was euthanized. 

Port Huron Police dog Braddock received a police salute before his euthanasia at the Richmond Veterinary Clinic on Thursday, April 8, 2021.

Port Huron Police Assistant Main Marcy Kuehn stated herself, Port Huron Police Main Joe Platzer, the department’s honor guard, a number of of Port Huron Police Officer Jennifer Sly’s buddies, K9 units Sly qualified with and representatives from St. Clair County Sheriff, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, and Marysville, University of Michigan Flint, Royal Oak, Flint, Roseville, Sterling Heights, Madison Heights and Ann Arbor law enforcement departments lined up outdoors the Richmond Veterinary Clinic at 10:30 a.m. to assist Sly as she took Braddock inside of. 

“It was a fairly shifting tribute,” Kuehn said. 

Braddock, a Dutch shepherd and Belgian Malinois mix, was euthanized at the age of 13 thanks to deteriorating health problems. 

Braddock served in the section from 2009 to 2016. 

A memorial for Port Huron Police dog Braddock. He received a police salute Thursday, April 8, 2021, before his euthanasia at the Richmond Veterinary Clinic.

He was recognised for his tracking abilities, Kuehn explained. His profession highlights consist of tracking Irvonte Woods, a nicely-known felon in the space, though assisting Yale Law enforcement Division right after a household invasion/robbery suspect fled from a visitors halt. Braddock received the United States Law enforcement Canine Association catch of the quarter for the keep track of, she explained. 

A 7 days afterwards, Kuehn stated Braddock found heroin and meth within the bogus base of a hearth extinguisher at a targeted visitors halt.