Saturday morning, deputies with the Loudon County Sheriff’s Dept. paid their respects to a fallen comrade as LCPD K-9 Officer Dagger lost his battle with cancer. The canine was 9-years-old. K-9 Corporal Chri Jenkins with the department commented that ” Officer Dagger was a remote control dog who did not need a leash. Dagger served the Lenoir City, and Loudon County communities for eight years.