K9 Duke – El Cajon, California

K9 Duke – El Cajon, California

An El Cajon Police dog who recently lost a battle with cancer is being called a hero. Duke was just four-years-old and members of the canine unit are hoping his death will lead to public support of canine officers. During
Read More
K9 Torro – Waco, Texas

K9 Torro – Waco, Texas

Police dog that survived kidney failure euthanized Torro, a Waco Police Department service dog that survived acute kidney failure in 2011 and helped capture two suspects on his first day back on the job has been euthanized because of ongoing health
Read More
K9 Apollo – Greater Sudbury, Canada

K9 Apollo – Greater Sudbury, Canada

Handler - Constable Greg Major Farewell Apollo: Sudbury Police bid farewell to one of its finest Greater Sudbury Police Service bid farewell this week to one of its own. It wasn’t a human officer who passed away, though. The service said goodbye
Read More
K9 Wilson – Essex, England

K9 Wilson – Essex, England

Handler - PC Tony Mayo PC Tony Mayo loses police dog Wilson to cancer A renowned crime-fighting dog has lost his fight with cancer, just weeks after retiring from Essex Police. Police dog Wilson was famous within the force for his ability
Read More
K9 Utah – Escondido, California

K9 Utah – Escondido, California

Died - 9/15/17 Handler - Officer Banks K9 Utah Passes K9 Utah passed away on Sept. 15. He worked with Officer Banks since starting his career in June 2008. Police said Utah was a friendly dog and loved to nudge officers to
Read More
K9 Hunter – Escondido, California

K9 Hunter – Escondido, California

Died 9/14/17 Handler - Officer Baeder K9 Hunter passed away Two retired police canines passed away last week after serving with the Escondido Police Department for several years. Hunter began his career as police K-9 in July 2006 with Escondido Police Officer Baeder,
Read More
K9 Hooch – Tulsa, Oklahoma

K9 Hooch – Tulsa, Oklahoma

Handler - Cpl. Chris Butterfield Tulsa Police Department mourns loss of K9 officer Hooch A beloved member of the Tulsa Police Department passed away over the weekend. The department is mourning the loss of 9-year-old K9 officer Hooch. Along with
Read More
K9 Shadow –   St. Charles Parish, Louisiana

K9 Shadow – St. Charles Parish, Louisiana

Died - 9/9/17 Handler - Lt. Clint Patterson K-9 Shadow did her duty The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office and many others were hurt by the sudden death of Shadow, who passed away Saturday. A medium-sized, young border collie mix, Shadow trained
Read More
K9 Ike – Rowan County, North Carolina

K9 Ike – Rowan County, North Carolina

Handler - Deputy Justin Nelson Rowan Sheriff's K-9 passes away after nearly ten years of service Since 2009, Rowan County Sheriff's Office K-9 "Ike" has been on the beat across the county, but now he is at rest. Ike passed away from
Read More
K9 Chero – Clintonville, Wisconsin

K9 Chero – Clintonville, Wisconsin

Died 9/9/17 Handler - Sgt. Chris Wendorf K9 Chero Has Died It is with a very heavy heart that we announce the passing of our K-9 Chero. K-9 Chero became very sick overnight on Friday and was taken to the Fox Valley
Read More
K9 Blek – Queen Anne’s County, Maryland

K9 Blek – Queen Anne’s County, Maryland

Died 9/8/17 Handler - Deputy First Class Chris Ahearn K9 Blek answers last call Queen Anne's County Sheriff's Office regretfully announced the passing of K-9 Blek, a black Malanois/German Shepherd mix. K-9 Blek passed away on Sept. 8. Blek was 4 years old
Read More
K9 Marco – Medford, Massachusetts

K9 Marco – Medford, Massachusetts

DIED - 9/8/17 HANDLER - Officer Harold MacGilvray MEDFORD MOURNS THE LOSS OF K-9 HERO MARCO Marco, the Medford Police dog who participated in the manhunt of the Boston Marathon bombers, has died. The 12-year-old Belgian Malinois joined the force nearly eight years
Read More
K9 Rebel – Vancouver, Canada

K9 Rebel – Vancouver, Canada

Died - 9/7/17 Vancouver police dog Rebel dies suddenly Vancouver police are mourning one of their own after a canine officer died suddenly. Police tweeted about the sudden passing of Rebel, a German Shepherd who they described as a “warrior, friend and
Read More
K9 Sara – Cherokee County, Texas

K9 Sara – Cherokee County, Texas

Died - 9/5/17 1st Handler - Detective Martin Pepin 2nd Handler - Detective Brent Dickson Cherokee County K-9 Officer dies Cherokee County Sheriff's Office K-9 Officer, Sara, passed away on September 5, 2017. K-9 Officer Sara was born in November 2007 in Poland. She
Read More
K9 Marco – Gloucester, New Jersey

K9 Marco – Gloucester, New Jersey

Died - 9/4/17 Handler - Sgt. Jason Flood K9 Marc Dies It is with deep regret that the Gloucester City Police Department announces the passing of retired Police K9 Marco. Last evening, K9 Marco passed away in his sleep at home, with his
Read More
K9 Nico – Lebanon, Indiana

K9 Nico – Lebanon, Indiana

Died - 9/2/17 Handler - Officer Tommy Nash Lebanon police mourning after K9 partner killed by vehicle The Lebanon Police Department announced that on Saturday night their K9 partner Nico was struck and killed by an unknown vehicle. The two and
Read More
K9 Kash – Toronto, Canada

K9 Kash – Toronto, Canada

Died - 9/2/17 Handler - Const. Matthew Butt Toronto police dog dies after finding firearm A dog that served with the Toronto police for seven years died following a police operation Saturday night. Toronto police Const. Allyson Douglas-Cook said Kash, a German shepherd,
Read More
K9 Jeru – Queensland, Australia

K9 Jeru – Queensland, Australia

Died 9/2/17 Police dog killed during training exercise Queensland police have lost one of their finest serving four-legged members during a training exercise south of Brisbane last night. Serving Police Dog (PD) Jeru died after being hit by a car while training
Read More
K9 Hunter – Middletown, Connecticut

K9 Hunter – Middletown, Connecticut

Died 9/1/17 Handler - Officer Michael D'Aresta AGENCY SAYING GOODBYE TO K9 OFFICER An emotional photo of a Connecticut police department saying goodbye to a K9 officer is pulling on hearts across the country. Officer Michael D’Aresta’s K9 partner, Hunter, had been ill
Read More
K9 Hunter – Troop D, Connecticut

K9 Hunter – Troop D, Connecticut

Died - 8/1/17 State Police mourn the passing of K9 Losing a furry best friend is never easy, and it’s harder when you work with them for 7 years and they do amazing work alongside you. State Police say that K9 Hunter
Read More

K9 Duke – El Cajon, California

An El Cajon Police dog who recently lost a battle with cancer is being called a hero. Duke was just four-years-old and members of the canine unit are hoping his death will lead to public support of canine officers. During his career, Duke participated in more than 50 arrests.

Read More »

K9 Torro – Waco, Texas

Police dog that survived kidney failure euthanized Torro, a Waco Police Department service dog that survived acute kidney failure in 2011 and helped capture two suspects on his first day back on the job has been euthanized because of ongoing health problems. Torro worked for three more years after battling back from kidney failure with the help of a number …

Read More »

K9 Apollo – Greater Sudbury, Canada

Handler – Constable Greg Major Farewell Apollo: Sudbury Police bid farewell to one of its finest Greater Sudbury Police Service bid farewell this week to one of its own. It wasn’t a human officer who passed away, though. The service said goodbye to Apollo, an eight-year veteran of the GSPS canine unit. “With the heaviest of hearts and overwhelming sorrow, …

Read More »

K9 Wilson – Essex, England

Handler – PC Tony Mayo PC Tony Mayo loses police dog Wilson to cancer A renowned crime-fighting dog has lost his fight with cancer, just weeks after retiring from Essex Police. Police dog Wilson was famous within the force for his ability to track down criminals, and was also loved by the public after featuring several times in the Echo. …

Read More »

K9 Utah – Escondido, California

Died – 9/15/17 Handler – Officer Banks K9 Utah Passes K9 Utah passed away on Sept. 15. He worked with Officer Banks since starting his career in June 2008. Police said Utah was a friendly dog and loved to nudge officers to pet him. He retired in Sept. 2013 and lived with Officer Banks until his death. Utah and Hunter …

Read More »

K9 Hunter – Escondido, California

Died 9/14/17 Handler – Officer Baeder K9 Hunter passed away Two retired police canines passed away last week after serving with the Escondido Police Department for several years. Hunter began his career as police K-9 in July 2006 with Escondido Police Officer Baeder, the department said. At one point, Hunter alerted police to 160 kilos of cocaine from inside a …

Read More »

K9 Hooch – Tulsa, Oklahoma

Handler – Cpl. Chris Butterfield Tulsa Police Department mourns loss of K9 officer Hooch A beloved member of the Tulsa Police Department passed away over the weekend. The department is mourning the loss of 9-year-old K9 officer Hooch. Along with his handler, Cpl. Chris Butterfield, Hooch was responsible for 160 apprehensions. “There is no greater picture of love, commitment, courage …

Read More »

K9 Shadow – St. Charles Parish, Louisiana

Died – 9/9/17 Handler – Lt. Clint Patterson K-9 Shadow did her duty The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office and many others were hurt by the sudden death of Shadow, who passed away Saturday. A medium-sized, young border collie mix, Shadow trained earlier this year for her new position. Lt. Clint Patterson, was Shadow’s partner and handler.He said Shadow was …

Read More »

K9 Ike – Rowan County, North Carolina

Handler – Deputy Justin Nelson Rowan Sheriff’s K-9 passes away after nearly ten years of service Since 2009, Rowan County Sheriff’s Office K-9 “Ike” has been on the beat across the county, but now he is at rest. Ike passed away from medical issues this week, according to Sheriff Kevin Auten. During his time on the street Ike and his …

Read More »

K9 Chero – Clintonville, Wisconsin

Died 9/9/17 Handler – Sgt. Chris Wendorf K9 Chero Has Died It is with a very heavy heart that we announce the passing of our K-9 Chero. K-9 Chero became very sick overnight on Friday and was taken to the Fox Valley Animal Referral Center for evaluation. While there, it was found that he had suffered from an illness that …

Read More »