ELYRIA, Ohio-The Elyria Police Department is mourning the loss of their police dog, Stuka.
According to the department’s Facebook page, Stuka K318 had been with Elyria Police since 2006.
Stuka, who was 10-years-old, passed away from medical issues.
He enjoyed patrolling the streets and entertaining officers and the community on his down time.
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