Police force devastated after death of much-loved police dog
Durham Constabulary have announced that their beloved police dog has sadly died - just months after he retired.
The force has announced that PD Kaizer has died suddenly following a short illness.
The German Shepherd was a popular figure on social media and was well known from starring in Channel 5 show Police Interceptors.
The eight-year-old PD served with the force for six and a half years where his role was to help police officers to keep the people of County Durham safe.
He reitred from service back in November.
In a statement on Twitter the force said: "Devastated to announce that PD Kaizer was lost yesterday following a very short, serious but unexpected illness.
"Sleep well big fella, you’ll be missed by many."