Brown Deer K-9 retires after 8 years of service

BROWN DEER -- A hardworking member of the Brown Deer police force got a proper sendoff Feb. 28.

Vader, a K-9 with the department, has served the citizens of Brown Deer since 2012. He worked with Patrol Officer Joshua Morgan for eight years.

For Vader's retirement, he was awarded a "meritory service award of excellence." He'll now live his life at home with Officer Morgan. A couple of new dogs are being trained by different officers at the Brown Deer Police Department.