Salem police K9 painting
PAUL BILODEAU/Staff photo. John Bedard, a Salem Police K9 officer, hugs artist Loreen Pantaleone after she presented him with a portrait of his K9 partner, who unexpected died back in January, at a ceremony at Salem Police headquarters.
The Salem Police Department lost its K9 Thor in an unexpected death back in January. A non-profit called the K9 Hero Portrait Project has stepped forward and produced a painting of Thor for his partner and the police department to put on display. 8/21/17