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Beloved K-9 Daxxx retires from Boynton Beach police

Daxxx joined department in 2012

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BOYNTON BEACH, Fla.A beloved K-9 officer in Boynton Beach retired Thursday.

Daxxx, a 5-year old German Shepherd, served on the streets for more than three years.

The Boynton Beach Police Department said Daxxx was forced to retire because of bulging discs in his spine.

Daxxx is credited with helping his human partner Officer Joseph Crowder make several high-profile arrests in the city.

Daxxx hails from the Czech Republic.

Boynton Beach police said it was able to buy the dog thanks to donations from the community.

Daxxx will enjoy retirement in Crowder's care.