Ronan, a 10-year-old Belgian Malinois, served as … QUINCY — A Quincy police dog that died on duty this past weekend will be honored with a memorial service Wednesday at the Angel View Pet Cemetery in Middleboro. Massachusetts Deadline for Mail-in Ballots Will Stand, Galvin Says, Presidential Tally in 2 Mass. Directed by Georg Fenady. QUINCY – A Quincy Police K9 who was one of the first dogs to respond to the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 has died.Ronan, a 10-year-old Belgian Malinois, served as an explosives detection and patrol K9 for Quincy Police for the past nine years, according to the department.Along with three other Quincy police dogs and their human police officer partners, Ronan and his human partner … The department said Ronan, who died from complications from a tumor, graduated from the Boston Police Department’s Canine Academy and was certified as both an explosives odor detection and police patrol canine. Braintree police and Weymouth police assisted Quincy police with traffic as the K-9 was transported. Quincy was a proud Newfoundland dog, born 2001. Bob grew up in Dorchester and attended Dorchester High School, where he excelled in track and baseball. Police attempted CPR on the dog, but it was dead before it made it to the hospital. Among his accomplishments, Major helped track and find a patient who had fled a hospital, located a suspect’s handgun and assisted with suspicious packages. Robert P. O’Brien of Abington, formerly of Quincy, died on October 27, 2020. All rights reserved. © Gannett Co., Inc. 2020. Loyal Quincy Fire Dog (born approx. It is not currently known the type of medical emergency the dog suffered. All rights reserved. © Gannett Co., Inc. 2020. I believe that every decent person has their own little Quincy who they love as much as I loved mine. He and his wife Nancy moved to Quincy where they raised their family. Towns Separated by 1 Vote Each, Copyright © 2020 NBCUniversal Media, LLC. The Quincy Police department this week said goodbye to a beloved police dog who died earlier this month. Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license, except where noted. He may be reached by email at scotter@ledger.com or by phone at 617-786-7049. Ronan, a 10-year-old Belgian Malinois, served as an explosives detection and patrol K9 for Quincy Police for the past nine years, according to the department. The Quincy Police department this week said goodbye to a beloved police dog who died earlier this month. He sadly died 22nd October 2013 at 1.35pm, however, this is how it all started. In-depth news coverage of the Greater Boston Area. Along with three other Quincy police dogs and their human police officer partners, Ronan and his human partner Lt. Robert Gillan responded within one hour after the marathon bombing and served with the Boston Police Department for the six days after it, helping to secure the crime scene and then responding to the reports of suspicious packages and possible explosive devices that poured in following it. 2003 - died April 27, 2017) by Tom Forster We don't know where or when Sparky Cassou was born, nor do we know of his upbringing. QUINCY – A Quincy Police K9 who was one of the first dogs to respond to the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 has died. A service for the dog will take place at 1 p.m. at the cemetery, 471 … All rights reserved. The department said in a Facebook post that it laid K-9 Major to rest Wednesday, four days after he died from a medical emergency. Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license, except where noted. Quincy must unravel the mystery of who murdered the town bully in a small community outside of Los Angeles. Wicked Local Quincy ~ 400 Crown Colony Drive, P.O. – Sean Cotter covers Quincy for the Ledger. My name is Josh and I was the lucky owner of this wonderful amazing dog. Through the Boston area’s intermunicipal urban-security agreement, many of Quincy’s police dogs are trained in detecting explosives and are deployed to possible crime scenes around the region. Like the Ledger page on Facebook to follow more South Shore news. The dog also received national certifications from the United States Police Canine Association and the North American Police Work Dog Association. QUINCY – A Quincy Police K9 who was one of the first dogs to respond to the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 has died. "His service to our citizens was commendable in all aspects and he will be dearly missed and always remembered by the Officers of the Quincy Police Department," the department said. Gillan is in charge of the department’s K9 unit, which includes a dozen dogs. 699159, Quincy MA 02269-9159 ~ Do Not Sell My Personal Information ~ Cookie Policy ~ Do Not Sell My Personal Information ~ Privacy Policy ~ Terms Of Service ~ Your California Privacy Rights / Privacy Policy, Sean Philip Cotter The Patriot Ledger Cotter_Ledger, Your California Privacy Rights / Privacy Policy. QUINCY— A Quincy police K-9 died Saturday afternoon after suffering a medical emergency at Veterans Memorial Stadium, according to the Quincy Police Department.Major, the K-9 partner to Officer Ken Wood, was transported to the Veterinary Centers of America South Shore Animal Hospital in Weymouth. Robert P. O’Brien. He runs into opposition as it seems that everyone in town wants to protect the killer, including local law enforcement. "We are saddened to announce that K-9 Major has crossed the Rainbow Bridge," Quincy police tweeted at 3:58 p.m. Major was also a companion and care dog for Officer Wood’s son Jack, who has autism. With Jack Klugman, Garry Walberg, John S. Ragin, Val Bisoglio. Weymouth News ~ 15 Pacella Park Drive, Randolph, MA 02368 ~ Do Not Sell My Personal Information ~ Cookie Policy ~ Do Not Sell My Personal Information ~ Privacy Policy ~ Terms Of Service ~ Your California Privacy Rights / Privacy Policy, Your California Privacy Rights / Privacy Policy. The department said in a Facebook post that it laid K-9 Major to rest Wednesday, four days after he died from a medical emergency. Major and Wood were one of nine K-9 teams on the Quincy Police Department. QUINCY— A Quincy police K-9 died Saturday afternoon after suffering a medical emergency at Veterans Memorial Stadium, according to the Quincy Police Department.Major, the K-9 partner to Officer Ken Wood, was transported to the Veterinary Centers of America South Shore Animal Hospital in Weymouth. Major, a 6-year-old German shepherd, died Saturday after suffering an unspecified medical emergency at Veterans Memorial Stadium, according to police. The German Shepherd and his handler, Officer Ken Wood, helped protect attendants of the Boston Marathon for the past five years, the department said in a post. The German Shepherd and his handler, Officer Ken Wood, helped protect attendants of the Boston Marathon for the…