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Dallas County Sheriff's drug dog retires after 7 years

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A faithful member of the Dallas County Sheriff's Department retired Tuesday and was honored at Dallas County Commissioner's Court.

Duke the drug dog served the people of Dallas County for seven years at the sheriff's department.

Duke sniffed out $1.3 million dollars in cash during his time on the force along with more than 1,000 pounds of marijuana as well as meth and other illegal drugs.

Duke retired because of hip dysplasia, which can cause arthritis in the hips, and will now stay with the deputy who was his partner.

The sheriff's department has two other dogs on its force.

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