Handler and Officer Ian Durkee said he first noticed the Rasko, Mill Creek’s police service dog’s, health issues in February. Surgery also found what looked like tumors on the heart, a sign of cancer. Rasko was euthanized Sunday. (Photo courtesy city of Mill Creek)

Handler and Officer Ian Durkee said he first noticed the Rasko, Mill Creek’s police service dog’s, health issues in February. Surgery also found what looked like tumors on the heart, a sign of cancer. Rasko was euthanized Sunday. (Photo courtesy city of Mill Creek)

Elegy: Good police dog Rasko was not ready for retirement

Mill Creek’s first law enforcement K9 died after health complications and “a very good career.”

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