Memorial set for Ridgeland Police K-9

RIDGELAND, Miss. (WJTV) – Members of the Ridgeland Police Department will say farewell to one of their own this week.

K9 Officer Canon, whose handler was Officer Ray Daniels, passed away recently after serving nine years on the Ridgeland Police force.

In a posting on the department’s Facebook page police say a tumor was found on Canon’s spleen.

The department is holding a memorial for Canon on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. at the Ridgeland Police Department.

Canon was the star of many presentations held in front of kindergarten classes, elementary schools, churches, civic organizations and birthday party celebrations.


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