WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – West Springfield Police are mourning the loss of the department’s K-9 who passed away.
According to the West Springfield Police Department, 8-year-old K-9 Pike passed away Monday night after unexpected health issues. K-9 Pike most recently worked at the West Springfield Middle School that was trained to detect narcotics.
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The black lab was often greeted by students and staff everyday and participated in events at the Junior Police Academy, Bike Rodeo, and many K-9 demonstrations. During K-9 Pike’s career, he worked with his handler Officer Eric Johnson.