Police dog remembered for life, years of service; Sam worked the streets of high point for 7 years[Highpoint, NC]

BY PAUL GARBER; Staff Writer
Record (Greensboro, NC)
Copyright 2001 News & Record (Greensboro, NC)
News & Record (Greensboro, NC)
January 20, 2001, Saturday, HIGH POINT EDITION

(HIGH POINT, N.C.) -- Police officer Daryl Delagrange admits his former partner wasn't the perfect police officer. He once stole food from a plate at a community outreach function, chewed through four sets of seatbelts and once urinated in a van being searched for drugs.

But when it came time to say goodbye to his former partner Sam - a dog in the department's K-9 unit - Delagrange had to choke back tears.

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