Four-legged Police Interceptors star Gunner retires from the force

After seven years working for Cleveland Police, police dog Gunner is resting his paws and taking well-earned retirement.

Saturday, 18th January 2020, 9:53 am
Updated Monday, 20th January 2020, 11:34 am
PD Gunner has retired from Cleveland Police. 
Photo: Cleveland Police
PD Gunner has retired from Cleveland Police. Photo: Cleveland Police

The force has announced that one of its much-loved dogs will be enjoying some rest and relaxation in the next chapter of his life.

The four-legged friend and star of Police Interceptors, Pd Gunner, retired on Thursday, January 16.

Aged nine, he has worked alongside Cleveland’s police officers and his handler Pc Jimmy Grieves for the past seven years.

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He worked alongside his handler PC Jimmy Grieves.

A spokesperson for Cleveland Police said on social media: “During his time at the force, Gunner recovered thousands of pounds worth of drugs and cash and recently recovered a large haul of drugs hidden in a false floor in a vehicle.

“He also showed off his skills in dozens of episodes of Channel 5’s Police Interceptors, working alongside Pc Grieves.

“Well done, Gunner! You’ll be missed!”

Gunner will now spend his time with a new family for his retirement.

PD Gunner is now enjoying his retirement. Photo: Cleveland Police