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Heflin PD loses K-9 in the line of duty

Heflin K-9 Beni
Heflin K-9 Beni(Heflin PD)
Published: Jan. 6, 2022 at 12:48 PM CST
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HEFLIN, Ala. (WBRC) - The Heflin Police Department is mourning the loss of their K-9 officer in the line of duty Wednesday night.

Beni was a dual purpose K-9 who alerted officers of the odor of narcotics and did tracking and apprehension.

Heflin’s chief said Beni was deployed on a traffic stop and got away from his handler and was hit by a car.

He served 4 years with the department.

Thank you for your service Beni!

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