K-9 Officer Honored

By STACEY GROSS

sgross@timesoberver.com

Governor Tom Wolf ordered flags in Warren County to be flown at half-staff today in honor of fallen Conewango Township Police K9 officer Choper.

Choper died following injuries sustained Tuesday evening during a training exercise, Conewango Township Police Chief Jason Peters stated.

At 8 a.m. on Thursday morning around 50 first responders and hundreds of civilians gathered on the front lawn of the Warren County Courthouse to honor the fallen officer.

Speaking were Warren County Commissioner Ben Kafferlin and Representative Kathy Rapp.