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CCPD announces passing of retired K-9 officer

K-9 Indy passes away
Posted at 3:40 PM, Dec 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-07 20:39:03-05

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Officers with the Corpus Christi police department have announced the passing of a retired K-9 officer.

In a picture and post shared on their Facebook page, it states, "It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of retired K-9 Officer, Indy. K-9 Officer Indy, who was one of the original K-9 Officers, retired in January 2019 after serving the Corpus Christi Police Department for nearly 7 years."

Indy was responsible in helping capture several suspects and was trained to sniff out heroin, cocaine, and several other drugs.

The K-9 enjoyed his retirement traveling with his original handler, Retired Senior Officer Jason Lavastida.

"Indy served the citizens of our community well and he will be sorely missed," the post continued.