From the Austin Police Department:

The Austin Police Department and the 401K9 program, through the Greater Austin Crime Commission, would like to invite the public to celebrate the retirement of Austin Police K9, Tex, on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 from 1-4 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided.

Austin Police K9 “Tex” Retirement Ceremony
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016
1-4 p.m.
Chase Bank Building, Bury, Inc.
221 W. 6th Street – 6th Floor conference room

Tex is a nine year-old Belgian Malinois and served with his partner APD Officer Patrick O’Connor from 2009-2015. He had a total of 73 arrests and served as a SWAT K9 during his active duty time. Tex’s primary function was locating and arresting suspects who had committed crimes and fled the police.