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GPD says farewell to K-9 Marko after unexpected death

After serving the city of Graham for seven years, Graham Police Department K-9 officer Marko died Wednesday, July 19, from medical problems with his spleen. The 7-year-old German Shepherd joined the department in 2010 and served with two service handlers, Devin Wright, who currently works for the Young County Sheriff’s Department, and Austin Lawrence, who was Marko’s current handler. “Marko was an officer on this department and he earned a spot with his performance,” Graham Police Chief Tony Widner said. Joining GPD Widner said the department was always interested in obtaining a drug dog, but did not have the funding to acquire ...

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