Police Officer Writes Touching Letter to His K-9 He Just Put Down

Clearwater Police Department
Clearwater Police Department

Anyone who has ever put down their dog, knows how difficult and sad it can be. Sgt. Michael Spitaleri was heartbroken, but said he made the...

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