Police Dog Pays Respect To His Fallen Partner

33-year-old Kentucky K-9 police officer Jason Ellis of Bardstown, Kentucky ended his shift Saturday, May 25th but continued to serve and was killed in a suspected ambush. During Ellis’ funeral his canine partner, Figo, said goodbye by placing his paw on Ellis’ closed casket. This picture, taken by photographer Jonathan Palmer, is currently being shared throughout the world.

Figo Places His Paw On Jason Ellis’ Casket

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