Figo, the canine partner of fallen Kentucky police officer Jason Ellis, paid his respects at the officer's funeral by placing a paw on his partner's casket.

A photo of the moment, taken by photojournalist Jonathan Palmer, went viral over the weekend.

Ellis was killed in am ambush on May 25 in Kentucky. Figo, who worked with Ellis searching for drugs and illegal substances, was not with him at the time he was killed.

The police dog has been retired and will live with Ellis' family.

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