BLAKELY, GA (WDHN)— The Blakely Police Department was saddened to announce on Saturday the loss of not only a k9-unit but a friend.

According to a release from the Blakely Police Department, Mocha, a revered member of the community, was put down on Saturday after her health took a turn for the worst. She had been battling an aggressive form of cancer.

Mocha served in the Blakely Police Department for five years.

Please keep Sgt. Davis and his family in your thoughts and prayers as they are hit the hardest with the loss of a partner and member of their family. RIP Mocha, we will miss you girl

City of Blakely Police Department Release

In the comments of the Facebook release, many members of the community sent their condolences to the BPD and her handler, Sergeant Davis.