"My partner, my friend, you are greatly missed!"--Cpl. T.J. Convery
Breed: Belgian MalinoisBirthplace: BelgiumDOB:March 28, 1998Commands in: Dutch Retired: July 2005Tour of Duty: 5 yearsEOW: Saturday, September 26, 2009Age: 13 years old
K-9 Ricky, during his law enforcement career, apprehended numerous suspects, recovered evidence, conducted explosive detection sweeps, and loved conducting K-9 demonstrations for children. K-9 Ricky conducted explosive sweeps for the following dignitaries; President George W. Bush, Colin Powell, Margaret Thatcher, First Lady Barbara Bush, Vice President Al Gore, "Marine 1" (Presidential Helicopter), New York City Mayor Bloomberg, and Elizabeth Edwards (former presidential running mate John Edwards' wife).
He was a true, hardworking police dog and an asset to the Winston-Salem Police Department.
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