NYPD Salutes K-9 Dying Of Cancer With Aviation Flyover

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By Meredith Ganzman

Police officers gathered to give K-9 Angel a very special send off. The four-year-old bloodhound was dying of cancer.

About 20 members of the NYPD saluted the animal. There was an aviation flyover as she took her final walk into a local animal hospital to be euthanized.

Police say Angel helped to find missing children as well as criminal suspects during her time on the force.

Angel and her sister Liu Liu are both named in honor of Detectives Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, who were shot and killed in 2014.