K-9 Alex will hang up his badge this week due to health problems, according to Boone Police. Alex has served the Town of Boone for the past 4 1/2 year with his handler, Corporal Andrew Smith.
In a social media post on Monday, the Department said that Chief Crawford will make the announcement on Thursday night (July 19, 2018) at 6 pm in the Town of Boone council chambers. The public is invited to come by and say goodbye to Alex. The post went on to say,”He has serve us and the Town well.”