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Canine PrayerK-9 Bama was born on March 5, 1997 in the Netherlands. He began his career with the Florida Highway Patrol in July 1998 and worked until retirement in January 2005. K9 Bama died on August 4, 2005. During his career, K-9 Bama is credited with finding over 10.6 million dollars in contraband. K-9 Bama also had eleven criminal tracking apprehensions.

K-9 Bama was a loyal partner to his handler, Trooper Mike Grider and his other partner Trooper John Wilcox. K-9 Bama was assigned to the Ft. Myers district in Southwest Florida.

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