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Oldest Serving Canine Cop Retires

Jane Lindholm
Chris Morrell and his dog Buck retired from police work in June.

Chris Morrell is the oldest serving police canine handler in the country, and in June he and his German Shepherd Buck retired from police work. Morrell's career spanned more than 40 years, working most recently with the Shelburne Police Department, and before that the Hinesburg Community Police Department.

Morrell and Buck visited the VPR studios, where Morrell described his work with police K9s over his career.