TOMS RIVER, NJ – The Toms River Police Department has lost a 12 year veteran of the force, K-9 Boris. K9 Boris attended training at the TRPD K9 Academy and entered service with his handler, (then) Officer Steve Eubanks in February of 2008. He was in service with the Toms River Police Department from 2008 until 2016. During his career, K9 Boris was responsible for the seizure and removal of countless amounts of illegal narcotics. He is also credited with the successful apprehension of numerous criminal suspects.
“We are sadden with the news this morning that Toms River Police K9 Boris has passed away at the age of 15,” the department said today. “He was a valuable member of this department.”
“In retirement Boris loved hanging out with my family and laughing at me when I went to work,” Sergeant Eubanks said.