‘Rest in peace Soldier:’ Waukesha County Sheriff’s Office mourns loss of K-9

WAUKESHA COUNTY — The Waukesha County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of one of their own. K-9 Deputy “Soldier” passed away on Thursday, Nov. 15.

In a touching video shared to Facebook, the department showcased Soldier’s career in photos.

K-9 Soldier: Courtesy Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department

Officials say Soldier came to the department from Belgium in 2007. Since then, he “faithfully served” with partner Deputy¬†Schuenemann for nine years.

Soldier retired from active duty in December 2015.

Rest in peace, Soldier.