Lee’s Summit Police Department remembers K-9 officer who died over the weekend
LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — The Lee’s Summit Police Department said their final goodbyes to one of the department’s two K-9’s on Sunday.
Police say Griff spent his final moments with his handler, Master Police Officer Steve Grubb. The K-9 had a terminal condition.
“Griff will be missed by all of our staff who served beside him,” department spokesperson Chris Depue said in a news release.
During Griff’s five years with the Lee’s Summit Police Department, Griff appeared at more than 130 community demonstrations and helped with seizing more then $13,000 in cash, 220 pounds of drugs and 84 apprehensions.
“During his five year career with us made a tremendous impact in this community with both his police work and his personality,” officer Depue said.