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Ohio State Parks mourning loss of K-9 Officer Ranger

Ohio State Parks K-9 Officer Ranger
Posted at 8:02 PM, Jan 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-29 20:15:56-05

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State Parks is mourning the loss of its K-9 Officer named Ranger.

Ranger served alongside his partner, Natural Resources Officer Jason Lagore, from 2011 until 2018.

In his time serving as a K-9 Officer, Ranger assisted with more than 20 cadaver finds and numerous drug finds.

Ohio State Parks said Ranger received a recognition of lifesaving for locating a missing person.

The Ohio Division of Wildlife issued its condolences to Officer Lagore and those who worked with Ranger.

Thank you, Ranger, for your incredible support and determined work ethic. We are sending Officer Lagore and others who worked with Ranger our sympathies as they mourn this loss. 😥 #RIP #rainbowbridge

Posted by Ohio Division of Wildlife on Friday, 29 January 2021