Duke and his partner, Trooper Jesse Lewis, ran more than 100 calls last year, making the team the most deployed K-9 team in Virginia.
Duke wasn’t a ‘dog.’ He was my friend's partner. It meant the end of an incredibly close relationship, founded in mutual trust, respect, and a deep love that cannot be understood by people whose lives have never depended on a K-9.
— York-Posquoson sheriff's deputy
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