Tyler PD's police drug dog dies

Tyler K9 unit, Magic
Tyler K9 unit, Magic

Released by: Tyler Police Department

TYLER, TX - The Tyler Police Department was informed yesterday that Magic, one of the department's two black Labrador K-9 dogs, died due to kidney failure.

Magic has been with the police department for approximately nine years and has done an outstanding job in detecting drugs for the Narcotics Unit.

The handler and partner for Magic was Officer Steve Black who was the third handler in Magic's prestigious career with the department.

A special service will be held next week in honor of Magic's service to the police department and citizens of Tyler.