A public memorial service for a K-9 with the Dawson County Sheriff's Office will be held this week.
The memorial will be held Wednesday, January 9 at 11 a.m. at Bearden Funeral Home for Hector, according to a post on the Dawson County Sheriff's Office Facebook page.
Hector began working with the Sheriff's Office in 2012 and was known for his work in finding lost children, apprehending suspects and locating illegal narcotics. He was serving with handler Cpl. Zachary Smith, and was also a member of the Smith household, the post said.
Hector died unexpectedly on November 22, 2018, from natural causes.