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Longtime Quincy Police Department K-9 dies from cancer

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Posted at 12:38 PM, Jan 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-26 12:38:56-05

QUINCY, Fla. (WTXL) — The Quincy Police Department announced Tuesday that one of it's longtime K-9s has died.

Figo, a police K-9 with the Quincy Police Department, died after being diagnosed with lymphatic cancer.

QPD said the K-9 joined the department in December 2011 and "served proudly and valiantly" alongside his partner Lt. Eric Howell.

"Figo was instrumental in making many felony arrests over the 9 year period," police wrote in a release. "Figo was a loyal member of the department and will be greatly missed, but never forgotten."