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CCSO retires 12-year-old K9 officer

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CHATHAM CO., GA (WTOC) -

The Chatham County Sheriff's Office wants to recognize the retirement of K-9 Officer Cpl. Puma who is a 12-year-old Belgian Tervuren Malinois and carried a Georgia State Narcotics Certification.

Cpl. Puma served with the Chatham County Sheriff's Office from December of 2004 to her retirement on July 24th, 2014. She was partnered with Deputy Charlton Willoughby.

Over her ten year career, she has conducted over 4,200 searches for various local, state, and federal agencies, taking millions of dollars in drugs off the streets.

Cpl. Puma has also assisted with many live and static demos for various school systems and civic groups throughout southeast Georgia.

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