Fallen K-9 Jango honored by billboard in Bakersfield


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Giving Back to the Badge Bakersfield has put up a billboard in northwest Bakersfield to honor fallen police K-9 Jango.

The billboard can be found near Coffee and Brimhall roads, just north of the Westside Parkway.

Jango, a 5-year-old Belgian Malinois, was shot and killed in action on April 27 following a police pursuit in southeast Bakersfield.

The Bakersfield Police Department says it’s working on further plans to honor the service of the police dog.

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July 23 2021 05:30 pm

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