(13WHAM) Greece, N.Y. - The Greece Police department is naming its newest K9 unit dog after a fallen firefighter.

The German Sheppard will be named "Chip" after Lt. Mike Chiapperini.

Chiapperini was killed in the ambush on first responders in Webster on Christmas Eve.

Lt. Chiapperini was a firefighter and police officer in Webster.

His family will be at a formal naming ceremony Friday.