RIP: Retired St. Pete K-9 officer dies

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Sad news from the St. Petersburg Police Department.  One of their retired K-9 officers passed away.

K-9 cop ‘Mafia’ died Friday at the age of 8 ½, according to a post by the St. Petersburg Police Department.  Mafia had retired in February after being the parter of Officer Sbaschnik for more than 7 years.

According to St. Pete police,  Mafia could be your best friend, but also knew when it was time to go get the bad guys.

Rest in peace, Mafia.
 

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