West Lafayette Police Dog Barry

West Lafayette Police Dog Barry, a male Dutch Shepherd

The West Lafayette police have announced that one of its dogs has died.

Barry, a male Dutch Shepherd, died on Nov. 18, “after unexpectedly having to be euthanized due to a medical condition,” according to a press release.

Officer Elizabeth Romstadt has been Barry’s handler since 2017 until this month.

According to the police department’s website the dog was born in Holland where it was trained in areas of “obedience, handler/civil protection, agility and tracking.” The dog was purchased from a trainer in Denver, Indiana.

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