Police department holds touching funeral for dog hero killed in the line of duty

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A brave dog hero from the Las Vegas Police Department get’s the funeral he deserves after being killed in the line of duty.

According to CNN, K9 Nicky was shot and killed while responding to a call of an armed and dangerous man wandering the streets of a Las Vegas suburban neighborhood.

Nicky was tasked with taking down the suspected gunman, and was killed in the line of fire.

As explained by the LVMPD in their moving service to Nicky, the 9-year-old dog was a dedicated servant to the department. During Nicky’s memorial service, Officer DuWayne Layton explains how the hero was a star from his first days on the job; tracking down a robber and kidnapping suspect.

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