SHELBY COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office announced the passing of one of their retired K9′s on Friday.
Aksel served Shelby County with his handler and partner Sgt. Barnes from 2009 to 2015.
In a tweet Friday, the department said: “He played an important role in making our community a better and safer place for our citizens to live. K9 Aksel was a great and valuable member of our department and will be sadly missed.”
Aksel was 13 years old.