Sheriff’s department mourns loss of K-9 officer

Nicko with handler Ingham Co. Sheriff's Deputy Chad Doyle

The Ingham County Sheriff’s Department is mourning the loss of one of it’s dogs today.

Nicko died Thursday after complications from surgery.

The German Shepherd had been a member of the department for 5 years. He was 6-years-old.

While with the department, Nicko worked on patrol and on detecting explosives. He was also a member of the Ingham Regional Special Response Team.

His partner was Deputy Chad Doyle.

During his career, the sheriff says Nicko world alongside the FBI, DEA, U.S. Marshals, Homeland Security, and helped catch fugitives. He also once helped the Secret Service with a presidential visit.

We welcome thoughts and comments from our viewers. We ask that everyone keep their remarks civil and respectful. Postings that contain profanity, racist, or potentially libelous remarks will be deleted. We will delete any commercial postings, as well.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s