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Retired police dog dies

A retired Derbyshire police dog, who served his country at the London Olympics in 2012, has died.

Wilbur sadly passed away peacefully on Sunday. 

A spokesperson for the Derbyshire Constabulary Dog Section said: "It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that retired Police Dog Wilbur passed away peacefully.

"He came to Derbyshire from the Dogs Trust and had a great career as an explosives search dog, including working at the 2012 Olympics in London.

"Wilbur enjoyed a long and happy retirement with his handler and family. Now running free over the rainbow forever. Thank you for your service."


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