KCPD releases info for funeral of fallen officer

Officer James Muhlbauer and K-9 Officer Champ.
Officer James Muhlbauer and K-9 Officer Champ.(KCPD)
Published: Feb. 19, 2023 at 5:04 PM CST
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - On Sunday, the Kansas City Missouri Police Department released the funeral arrangements for Officer James Muhlbauer and K-9 Champ.

Muhlbauer and K-9 Champ were killed in a fatal crash on Wednesday.

A public visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023, at Municipal Auditorium. The funeral will follow at 11:30 a.m.

Kansas City Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 99, created a fund to assist Officer Muhlbauer’s family. A Meal Train has been set up, as well.

Muhlbauer was a 20-year veteran of KCPD.

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