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St. Charles County police mourning loss of retired K-9 officer

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A photo of Janko (Credit: St. Charles County Police Department) A photo of Janko (Credit: St. Charles County Police Department)

ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – The St. Charles County Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their retired K-9 officers.

Janko, a 10-year-old German Shepherd, died of health complications on November 24, according to a post on the department’s Facebook page.

Janko was trained in tracking and narcotics detection. He served alongside his handler Officer Doug Warnmann from 2007 until his May 2015 retirement.

There are currently four dogs in the department’s K-9 Unit.

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