Missing MHP K-9 officer found safe - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Missing MHP K-9 officer found safe

K-9 Officer Smoke (Source: twitter.com/MHPTroopF) K-9 Officer Smoke (Source: twitter.com/MHPTroopF)

Highway Patrol K-9 officer Smoke is back safely in his handler's arms.

Smoke, a 9-year-old Labrador Retriever, disappeared July 5 in Lee County.

He was found safe Wednesday morning about a quarter of a mile away from his home.

Smoke's disappearance created widespread interest with thousands of people sharing his picture and searching for the missing dog.

Smoke is the only bomb dog working for the northern region of the Mississippi Highway Patrol. 

MHP is happy and thankful to have him back safe and ready to get back to serving the community.

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