Scott County, IA – K9 Officer Spike Laid to Rest: Celebrating His Heroic Legacy

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Scott County, IA – K9 Spike, a dedicated member of the Scott County Sheriff’s Office, was laid to rest on Wednesday morning. Spike served alongside his handler, Sgt. Hill, from 2013 to 2021, contributing significantly to the department’s efforts in narcotics detection and patrol duties.

According to a press release from the Scott County Sheriff’s Office, an honor procession took place from Eldridge to Bettendorf to commemorate Spike’s service. The ceremony underscored the profound impact Spike had on the community, assisting in the seizure of thousands of pounds of illegal narcotics and playing a key role in numerous search warrants and criminal apprehensions.

During the final radio broadcast, a poignant tribute was aired over Scott County/Davenport PD and Bettendorf PD channels, highlighting Spike’s accomplishments and dedication. “82-14C…. Dispatch to 82-14C… There is no answer from 82-14C, K9 Spike. K9 Spike was laid to rest this morning in the care of his handler, Sgt. Hill. K9 Spike served the citizens of Scott County from 2013 to 2021 as a Narcotics and Patrol Canine. K9 Spike made an invaluable mark on our community, assisting in finding thousands of pounds of illegal narcotics, assisting in numerous search warrants, and helping catch numerous criminals. Spike will be deeply missed by many. Chase all the tennis balls and get all the bad guys, Spike, we’ll take it from here.”

Spike’s contributions to the community will be remembered fondly, and his legacy of service and dedication will continue to inspire.

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