Rocky

K-9 Rocky (Source: Greenville PD)

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - Greenville police on Thursday announced the passing of Rocky, a beloved K-9 officer who retired earlier in 2019

Rocky served the community for more than seven years.

During his tenure, he assisted in countless arrests, drug detections, and money seizures.

Police said K-9 Rocky was also an incredibly popular attraction for kids of all ages at countless community events over the years.

"Above all, he was a loyal partner his handler, Officer Burdette, and became a beloved member of the Burdette family following retirement," police said on Facebook. "Rocky truly leaves behind a proud legacy with the GPD and our community."

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