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CPD K-9 officer passes away

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Officer Chad Newman and K-9 Amor at Bark to the Park, 2013. (Source: Columbia Police Department) Officer Chad Newman and K-9 Amor at Bark to the Park, 2013. (Source: Columbia Police Department)
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

A member of the Columbia Police Department has passed away.

The department announced the death of K-9 Officer Amor on its Facebook page Friday morning:

"Hearts are heavy at the Columbia Police Department after the passing of K9 Officer Amor. His handler Chad Newman shared the news this week. Amor was a 12-year-old Belgian Malinois who passed away from cardiac arrest. Please keep the CPD family, especially Officer Newman in your thoughts and prayers."

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