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K-9 Draco

K9 DrakoAmerican flag1 flying at half-mastK-9 Draco gave 9 1/2 years of distinguished service. He was assigned to Trooper Steven Varnell. Trooper Varnell and Draco retired from FHP service on June 30, 2011.

It was with sadness that Troop C announced the passing of K9 Draco on April 2, 2013. Draco collapsed while playing ball with his handler, Retired Trooper Steven Varnell. Draco would have been 14 years old in September. Our hearts and prayers go out to his family.

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