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Police Service Dog Passes Away

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Reno Police report that, after years a service, a faithful police dog has passed away.

Reno Police Service Canine Xero had recently been diagnosed with a inoperable medical condition, and police say his passing was as a result of complications with the condition.

Xero had been partnered with Reno Police Officer Steven Mayfield since June 2007, in that time he had every unit of the Reno Police Department as well as all of the local, state and federal law enforcement agencies in Northern Nevada.

Xero was a key part of the team's drug finding operations, and officers say that because of his loving disposition, he spent much of his free time playing with children.

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