A sad story out of Little Egg Harbor as police K-9 Tag has passed away.

After 13 years of service, K-9 Tag passed away in the arms of his handler, Little Egg Harbor Twp. Police Officer Tonya Anderson.

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Anderson shared her story on the Little Egg Harbor Township Police Facebook page.

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Tag had retired from duty last July. He first became ill and collapsed 10 days ago, according to Anderson. "He unfortunately died in my arms at home as I was attempting to load him up and take him back to the vet. He was truly an amazing partner and will never be forgotten."

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