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KATY, Texas (KWTX) The police dog who captured the suspect accused of killing a local Trooper with the Texas Department of Public Safety is nominated in a national dog-hero competition.

Odin, a K9 with the Waller County Sheriff’s Office, has been nominated for the 2018 American Humane Hero Dog Award.

The annual, nationwide contest searches for and honors ‘ordinary dogs who do extraordinary things,’ according to American Humane’s website.

“The Hero Dog Awards celebrate the powerful, age-old bond between dogs and people – and give recognition to courageous acts of heroism performed by our four-legged best friends,” the website reads.