VSP says goodbye to ‘Rudco,’ K9 explosives detector for 7 years

"Rudco" in front of a Virginia State Police vehicle.
"Rudco" in front of a Virginia State Police vehicle.(Virginia State Police)
Updated: Nov. 8, 2020 at 4:17 PM EST
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Virginia State Police officers are bidding farewell to a K9 that served in the department for seven years.

The police department said in a tweet that “Rudco" served with Sr. Trooper J. Nixon from 2010 to December 2017.

The 12-year-old Belgian Mainois died on Nov. 6.

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