A Kinston Police dog had to be put down after a battle with cancer.
Kinston Police say Ringo, a 14-year-old Belgian Malinois, a certified K-9 officer, started with the department in 2003.
Ringo and his handler, officer Kevin Canady, solved many crimes over the years.
Ringo was described as being vicious enough to get criminals and drugs off the streets, but gentle enough to be around kids for demonstrations.
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