K9 with melanoma honored by using Trumbull law enforcement officials

Storm took one final stroll.

Trumbull mentioned goodbye to one in all its own Friday. Led with the aid of his handler, Officer Greg Lee, K9 Storm walked previous the police department as friends and household paid their respects.

Storm had been clinically determined with melanoma of the backbone, and Lee made the decision to no longer allow the dog to endure.

He “made the intricate decision to euthanize Storm,” as the department wrote on its facebook page.

On Friday, “Storm become escorted past the Police department one remaining time,” the branch wrote. About 30 officers from Trumbull stood on the garden as Storm and Lee took their closing stroll.

About 15 K9 contraptions from the vicinity have been there, too, according to Trumbull Police Lt. Brian Weir.

“There’s a huge network of them, basically a family unit,” Weir observed. “We just wanted to honor him and flow the police department, pay our respects.”

“loads of it is in aid of the officer,” he observed.

Storm had labored with Lee for six years earlier than retiring from the force about two years in the past. He changed into essentially utilized in missing people investigations, crowd control, fugitive apprehension and drug detection.

Weir talked about he was blissful to see so many Trumbull officers, local K9 instruments and Lee’s household pay their respects.

“i was impressed with the turnout,” he spoke of.