Dunkirk K9 Officer Dies After Lengthy Illness

DUNKIRK-Dunkirk Police Department K9 Officer Matthew Hazelton died this weekend after a lengthy illness.

The Department sent its condolences in an announcement Sunday afternoon on its Facebook page. Arrangements will be announced at a later date.

Nancy Hazelton, who appears to be a family member, commented the following in the post: “Thank you to the Dunkirk Police Department. Matthew was so proud to serve his community. He fought but couldn’t fight anymore. Please keep us in your thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.”