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Neenah Police’s first-ever K-9 passes away at the age of 12

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NEENAH, Wis. (WFRV) – Retired K-9 Cedric, who was Neenah Police Department’s first K-9, passed away peacefully at the age of 12.

The Neenah Police Department says Cedric was surrounded by his handler and his family. Cedric was a single-purpose narcotics dog who served the Neenah Police Department from 2012-2020.

Cedric made multiple arrests and had many impressive statistics including:

  • 210 arrests
  • Locating nearly 12 pounds of methamphetamine
  • 64 pounds of marijuana
  • 373 grams of cocaine
  • 27 doses of LSD
  • 28 grams of MDMA
  • 100 grams of heroin
  • Seized over $80,000 in drug money

Neenah Police Department says Cedric and his partner, Investigator Chris Gorden, set the bar high for the program.

Outside of work, Cedric was described as a wonderful partner and family pet.

Multiple other departments in the area extended their condolences to the Neenah Police Department including Fox Crossing PD and Fond du Lac PD.

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