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K9 retires from duty, will now serve as handler’s pet

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Let the couch potatoing begin, Brix!

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The newest K9 on the Hilliard Division of Police began service Saturday, Sept. 3 with his handler, Hilliard Police Officer Jim Large.

It was the first time Large hit the street with a partner other than Brix in more than six years.

Brix, a 9-year-old Belgian Malinois shepherd dog, officially retired from the Hilliard Division of Police Aug. 30 during a ceremony at Weaver Park, where Hilliard Mayor Don Schonhardt presented Brix with his shield, and Large officially and personally acquired Brix, paying $1 to Hilliard Police Chief Douglas Francis to “buy” Brix.

“There are lots of traditions when a police officer retires,” Francis said.

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