PETERSBURG (WRIC) - Petersburg Police K-9 Jager succumbed to injuries he sustained while involved in a training demonstration on January 27.
Officers of the Petersburg Bureau of Police will honor the Police K-9 for his service by shrouding badges for a period ending on February 1.
K-9 Jager's handler, Officer Kevin Collins, is a five year veteran of the Bureau and has been a K-9 officer for three years with Jager at his side for that time. Jager has been credited with the apprehension of several robbery suspects during his tenure.
Donations in K-9 Jager's honor can be sent to the Cockade City K-9's; P.O. Box 2109; Petersburg, VA 23804-1409.