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Police dog Odie dies after 9 years with Hillsboro Police
Hillsboro Police held a special ceremony on Thursday evening after one of its canine officers was euthanized.
"Odie" a German shepherd member of Hillsboro's K-9 team, was put down on March 9 after the dog was diagnozed with cancer.
Odie has served with the police department for nine years.
According to the Hillsboro Police Department, officers held a "last call" ceremony in Odie's honor.
In 2014, Odie became the city's first K-9 certified to in both human tracking and sniffing out illicit drugs.
Hillsboro has four other canines on active duty, Mav, Ronin, Jett and Casper, as well as a drug dog in training.
Hillsboro Police said that officers were planning a memorial for the Odie, but details have not yet been released.