Officers with the Orlando, Fla., police department were touched by a College Park, Fla., family whose beloved dog was killed when their home was burglarized.
According to Monday's WFTV, members of the department held a car wash on Saturday to help raise funds to buy the family a new boxer puppy.
The new puppy, named "Willow," will hopefully help fill the void left by the death of the prior boxer, "Wilson."
According to officials, Leonardo Turull, 22, is responsible for killing Wilson during a burglary at the family's home this past January.
Wilson's death crushed the family, and touched the officers who dealt with the investigation.
Deputy Chief John Mina with the Orlando Police Department said:
"I think everyone involved is just an animal lover, and I think everyone felt so bad for the family, so they just wanted to do something to help out,"
According to the Orlando Sentinel, the officers, along with the help of local Scout volunteers, raised enough money to obtain Willow for the family, help with food and veterinary costs, as well as a donation for the Florida Boxer Rescue.
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