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October 21, 2002

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A member of the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office Canine Unit will be posthumously honored this week. A public ceremony is scheduled this Wednesday, October 23, to honor K-9 "Beau," who died suddenly of an unexpected illness on September 19.

Sheriff Charlie Morris will present a plaque recognizing Beau's four years of service. Deputy Johnny Eubanks will accept the award on behalf of his late partner.

The brief ceremony is set for 3:30 this Wednesday afternoon, October 23, at the Jury Assembly Room of the Okaloosa County Courthouse Annex in Shalimar. It is open to the public.


for more information contact Rick Hord, Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office

(850) 651-7420