Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-294

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 26, 2013
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    • 813-247-8060

    K-9 Chino Retiring

    HCSO's K-9 Chino is retiring after 5 years of service.
    • Thursday
    • July 25, 2013
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Hillsborough County


    K-9 Chino
    German Shepherd/Belgian Malinois mix
    7 years of age
    5 years of service


    K-9 Chino, a 7-year-old German Shepherd and Belgian Malinois mix, will be retiring this week after 5 years of service. Chino joined the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office in 2008 with the help of funds donated by 13 Ugly Men, Inc. and M&I Bank. He has been working county wide in fugitive apprehension and bomb detection with Deputy Jason Allen. On one of Chino's last nights on the job, he apprehended homicide suspect Brian McGhee in connection with the fatal stabbing that occurred on July 24, 2013.
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