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UHP troopers mourn loss of police K9

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Posted at 12:31 PM, Dec 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-20 16:28:41-05

SALT LAKE CITY – A valiant member of the Utah Highway Patrol, Duke the K9, has died.

Duke served with the UHP for nine years, his service ending in 2016.

The UHP says Duke was responsible for detecting hundreds of pounds of illegal drugs during his time on the force.

Duke served under Capt. Steve Salas.