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Forum staff reports, Published October 24 2013

Retired Moorhead police canine Hickok dies

MOORHEAD – Retired Moorhead police canine Hickok died Wednesday at the age of 12, according to a release from Moorhead police.

Officer John Lien started working with Hickok spring 2004 and together they excelled in their street duties and regularly ranked high during required certification training, regionally and nationally, the statement said.

Due to physical limitations, Hickok was retired in spring 2011.

He lived the remainder of his life with Lien’s family in Moorhead.

Lien now works with Milo, another police canine.