PORT RICHEY, FL – Ace, a retired K-9 officer that served the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office passed away from natural causes this week. According to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office, Ace passed away Monday night of natural causes. K9 Ace served the citizens of Pasco County from 2008 to 2016 alongside Cpl. Liddick. K9 Ace cemented his status as a PSO K9 Unit legend by achieving several records, including the apprehension of several felony suspects. The team also received the PSO Deputy of the Year honor in 2014. K9 Ace will be truly missed. His dad, Cpl. Liddick, believes it was just God’s blessing that he got to work with and ride on K9 Ace’s coattails. Rest well, K9 Ace.