It is with great sadness that the Beaumont Police Department reports that K9 Hutch passed away on Jan. 24. Hutch became suddenly ill and was rushed to the hospital, where he passed away in the early morning hours with his handler and family by his side.
K9 Hutch was born March 13, 2008 in Belgium. He began his watch with BPD in September of 2009, when he was selected to become a dual-purpose K9. Hutch enjoyed a long and successful career removing drugs and criminals from the streets with his keen sense of smell. Hutch was a loyal partner and dedicated protector, BPD reports. Hutch officially retired on May 13, 2019 and spent his retirement with his handler, Officer Revia.
BPD asks the community to keep Officer Revia and his family in their thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
"Thank you for your service Hutch," BPD wrote in a social media post. "You will be missed."