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Nogales Police K9 Officer Tractor retires after 6 years of service

K9 Officer retires from Nogales Police
Posted at 3:34 PM, Jun 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-06 18:34:34-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — A K9 officer in southern Arizona is hanging up his leash after nearly six years of service.

Tractor joined the Nogales Police Department in August 2013 at 2 years old, but his service has spanned many agencies and duties.

According to a Facebook post from the department, Tractor has worked with the Santa Cruz County Sheriff, HSI, DEA, Border Patrol and more. He also has an impressive track record -- the department says he was responsible for the seizure of more than 30,000 pounds of drugs and $250,000 of currency during his service.

Tractor was also a visible pup in the community. NPD says he participated in numerous school presentations and D.A.R.E. graduations.