Kosciusko County K-9 retiring after 10 years of service

(photo supplied / Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department)

A retiring K-9 is being recognized for a decade of service.

Sheriff William Rocky Goshert and Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department Deputies held a ceremony for Rex yesterday. It was his official day of retiring from duty after around 1,200 deployments for the Department.

The Sheriff’s Department says Rex helped them with apprehensions, tracking, drug detection, and public awareness programs.

His handler, Sergeant Travis Shively, will continue to take care of Rex into his retirement.

Rex was given a care package of treats and Shively was recognized with an achievement award from the Department.

(photo supplied / Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department)