Retired Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office K-9 “Tank” passes away

(Hillsboro) The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received word that retired K-9 “Tank” passed away last week. Tank served a few years with the Sheriff’s Office and retired from active duty two years ago. Sheriff’s Office Spokesman Grant Bissell says the popularity of the Sheriff’s Office K-9s is huge.

Sheriff Dave Marshak says the bond between the handler and their dog is very strong.

K-9 Tank’s handler and owner is Deputy Jake Green. Unfortunately, Tank was euthanized last week due to hip complications.