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Fallen ISP K-9 honored with Award of Valor

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Kilo was killed during a standoff in Sellersburg on June 24. Kilo was killed during a standoff in Sellersburg on June 24.

SELLERSBURG, IN (WAVE) - A police dog who was killed during a standoff in Sellersburg was honored by the International Police Work Dog Association.

Fallen Indiana State Police K-9 Kilo was given the agencies first Award of Valor.

The Award of Valor is reserved for K-9s who suffer severe injury or death to accomplish their mission or to save another from severe person injury of death.

Kilo was shot and killed on June 24.

His handler, ISP Trooper Nathan Abbott, was also awarded with a plaque, uniform bar and lifetime membership to the IPWDA.

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