ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Officer Jeffrey A. Yaslowitz, 39, began his law enforcement career with the St. Petersburg Police Department on April 19, 1999. He was a K-9 officer and has worked with his canine partner "Ace" for the last two years. He previously served in the Uniform Services Bureau (Patrol) and the Street Crimes Unit.
He is survived by his wife, Lorraine, and their three children, two boys - 5 and 12 years of age, and a girl, 8 years of age.
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