Tribute to be Held for Fallen Police Dog
August 31, 2010
BARTLESVILLE, OKLAHOMA — A Bartlesville Police dog which the department believes was poisoned will be remembered Tuesday afternoon.
The tribute for ‘Cooper’ will be held at 2 p.m. at the police department’s headquarters on Hensley Boulevard.
Cooper was euthanized in late July after being diagnosed with advanced kidney failure.
About a week later, police chief Tom Holland said a report from determined the dog had antifreeze in his system and that Cooper’s death was intentional.
Cooper had been a member of the Bartlesville Police Department for almost three years.
Tips poisoning case can be called in to the Bartlesville Crime Stoppers at 918-336-CLUE.