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K9s for Cops statue pays tribute to beloved Oak Forest police dogs

By Officer Jason Vodnik

In January, I was thrilled to learn about a new public art project conceived by the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation and PAWS Chicago. The project, K9s for Cops, which features life-size statues of German Shepherd police dogs that are artistically designed by local artists, resonated with me as an Oak Forest police officer and former partner of K9 Orry, whose end of watch was January 19, 2016.read more