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K-9 Thor retires after 10 years of service with Buffalo Police Department

Posted at 2:26 PM, Jan 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-28 14:33:55-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Buffalo Police Department announced the retirement of K-9 Thor after ten years of service.

Thor joined the BPD in March of 2009 when he was trained in patrol work and explosive detection.

According to the department, he has performed:
129 area searches
102 house searches
53 building searches
71 vehicle searches
181 public demonstrations of his K9 abilities
37 tracking deployments
532 bomb sweeps

He has also apprehended 36 suspects and assisted other patrol units 1,498 times.

Congratulations on retirement, Thor!