Colombian drug cartel places bounty on successful police dog

BOGOTA (KABC) -- One police officer in Colombia is so good at her job, a drug cartel has a hit out for her.

Unlike her coworkers, this officer walks on four legs.

Sombra is a 6-year-old German Shepherd who has helped Colombian police sniff out more than nine tons of cocaine, leading to the arrests of hundreds of people.

As a result of Sombra's success, Colombia's most powerful drug gang is offering a reward for killing or capturing her.

To keep her safe, authorities have transported Sombra to a new location using a van with tinted windows and two armed bodyguards.
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