Remembering Falco, Jackson Co. Canine Deputy
Updated: Tuesday, March 19 2013, 03:11 PM EDT
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office regretfully announces the passing of another one of their canine deputy sheriffs.
Canine Falco, a nearly 10-year-old Belgium Malinois who has been with the Sheriff’s Office since 2006 handled by Senior Deputy Jim Henry, passed away Monday.
Canine Falco had been injured a few weeks ago conducting a person track on a crime suspect. Since that injury, Falco had been out of work and was additionally diagnosed with a life ending disease.
Falco and Deputy Henry have been credited with well over 1000 work related narcotic finds during their career in addition to over 200 training and work related person tracks. Canine Falco has additionally been involved with numerous search warrants and currency seizures with values exceeding $250,000