Newport News Police mourn the passing of beloved K-9

Posted at 5:42 PM, Dec 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-19 17:42:06-05
K-9 Jordan

K-9 Jordan

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Newport News Police Department is mourning the loss of a retired K-9 who served the department for 11 years.

K-9 Jordan passed away Monday morning at the age of 13 in the arms of her handler, Master Police Officer Ruhlen.

The full bred Belgian Malinois served the City of Newport News as a single purpose weapons and explosives detection K-9 from June 2004 until retiring in July 2015.

Click here to leave your condolences for Officer Ruhlen and his family.