Shropshire Star

Police dog credited with saving three lives retires from the force

A police dog credited with saving the lives of three vulnerable and sick missing people has retired from the force covering Shropshire.

PD Stevie has retired. Picture; West Mercia Police

Police dog Stevie has served with West Mercia Police for a nine years and it's now time to hang up his lead and relax with a well deserved treat.

PCSO Katy Balaam, of the team at Brookside in Telford said: "Over the course of his duties Stevie has saved the lives of three vulnerable and sick missing persons and has also located a number of suspects in fields, woodland, under cars and in water.

"He has supported firearms teams, search teams and local policing areas on a number of warrants.

"Enjoy your retirement PD Stevie."

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