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Tribute to be Held for Fallen Police Dog

Tribute to be Held for Fallen Police Dog


Associated Press

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.

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