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Florence police honor late K9 officer

Jack was assigned to Ofc. Jason Fort (second from left) during part of his tour of duty. (Photo: Florence PD) Jack was assigned to Ofc. Jason Fort (second from left) during part of his tour of duty. (Photo: Florence PD)
FLORENCE, AL (WAFF) -

Florence police included a special tribute to a K-9 officer in Friday's Officer Memorial Service.

Officers said K-9 Officer ‘Jack' died on May 6. Jack served the Florence Police Department from 2007 to 2012. During that time, police said he was deployed in service more than 600 times and was responsible for more than 100 criminal apprehensions. Police said Jack also recovered tens of thousands of dollars of U.S. currency and illegal narcotics over his career.

During his tour of duty, Florence police said Jack was assigned to Lt. Ryan Fleming and Ofc. Jason Fort.

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