Retired Arlington Police Dog Dies

6 year veteran police dog Oscar dies

By Theresa Wilcox
|  Thursday, Mar 1, 2012  |  Updated 5:13 PM CDT
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Retired Arlington Police Dog Dies

Arlington Police Department

Arlington K-9 Officer Vince Ramsour with Oscar, the retired police dog, that recently passed away.

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Retired Arlington police service dog Oscar died in his sleep the night of February 24.

Oscar was a member of Arlington Police Department's K-9 unit for six years where he worked with Officer Vince Ramsour.

According to the Arlington Police Department, Oscar conducted hundreds of searches and apprehended several criminals during his career.

Officer Ramsour, who adopted Oscar after the canine's retirement, said that Oscar served APD and the citizens of Arlington with dignity and pride.

APD's K-9 unit said they wanted to thank the Citizens Police Academy who contributed to Oscar's purchase and making him a member of the team.

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