Mesa police K9 officer Chico dies after cancer diagnosis

Posted at 8:13 AM, Jan 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-10 20:00:30-05

The Mesa Police Department has said goodbye to one of their own four-legged partners. 

Chico served as a police canine for five years and was set to retire from Mesa police in May with his handler. 

He was diagnosed with cancer last month and his health quickly declined.

He passed away on Monday.