By: KDKA-TV News Staff

NEW CASTLE (KDKA) – After six years of service and then retirement, a beloved police K-9 in New Castle has died.

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Bojar served the department from 2012 until the fall of 2018 when he retired.

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He was certified in explosive detection and was also a patrol dog.

Bojar also was on the Region 13 Task Force that served all of western Pennsylvania.

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“Bojar you will be missed and the NCPD thanks you for your service to the community,” the department said in a Facebook post.