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Tributes paid to ‘determined’ police dog killed on duty
By Press Association 2021
Tributes have been paid to a police dog who was killed on duty while chasing burglars.
PD Jet, a six-year-old German shepherd, was hit by a train on Wednesday morning while pursuing suspects linked to a commercial burglary in Yate, south Gloucestershire.
Avon and Somerset Police said Jet went on to an obscured section of railway line and was struck by a train.
The burglary suspects remain at large and inquiries to locate them are continuing.
Jet joined the force from Devon and Cornwall Police in September last year and has had located wanted and vulnerable people.
Chief Inspector Jason Shears said: “We are incredibly sad at the loss of PD Jet.
“Jet was a determined and focused police dog who loved working in the many important roles our dogs perform in, all of which help to keep our communities safe.
“Jet and his handler had a very special bond which was cemented by the months of hard work and training carried out.
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