K9 Axel – East Hartford, Connecticut

K9 Axel – East Hartford, Connecticut

It is with a heavy heart and great sorrow that Officer John Zalalick's retired K9 Axel had to euthanize today. He was taken to the vet due to a distended stomach and came to find out through X-Rays, that
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K9 Rocky – Ludlow, Massachusetts

K9 Rocky – Ludlow, Massachusetts

Died - 3/23/17 Handler - Ofc. Michael Whitney CPWDA is sad to announce the passing of Officer Michael Whitney's K9 partner Rocky who was euthanized because of liver cancer. Officer Whitney and K9 Rocky were members of the CPWDA since 6/20/13. The
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K9 Roscoe – Crowley, Louisiana

K9 Roscoe – Crowley, Louisiana

Died - 3/22/17 Handler - Officer Tate Thibodeaux Crowley Police K9 Roscoe Murdered Crowley Police K9 Roscoe was murdered along with two other people. oscoe’s handler, Crowley Police Officer Tate Thibodeaux, was shot in the same incident on Wednesday night, March 22, 2017.
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K9 Diablo – Crestwood, Ohio

K9 Diablo – Crestwood, Ohio

Handler - Sergeant Joe Urso Beloved police K-9 dies of cancer K-9 Diablo was recently diagnosed with a very rare, inoperable tumor in his back. Diablo and his handler, Sergeant Joe Urso, had planned to continue working at the Crestwood Schools, until
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K9 Kinako – Kagawa, Japan

K9 Kinako – Kagawa, Japan

Died - 3/20/17 Beloved clumsy police dog 'Kinako' goes to heaven A former police dog named Kinako, who gained popularity for her goofy nature and earnest efforts toward her profession, died apparently of old age on March 20 at age 14,
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K9 Rook – Ada County, Idaho

K9 Rook – Ada County, Idaho

Handler - Deputy Morgan Case Ada Co. K-9 dies from unexpected medical problem The Ada County Sheriff’s Office has lost a member of its K-9 unit. The dog, Rook, came to Ada County from Germany in 2010. He was two
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K9 Rooster – Wichita, Kansas

K9 Rooster – Wichita, Kansas

Died 3/18/17 Handler - Officer Daniel Gumm Man shot to death by police after he shoots, kills police dog The Wichita Police Department is sad to announce the loss of K-9 Rooster, who was shot and killed in the line of duty this
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K9 Grizz – Auckland, New Zealand

K9 Grizz – Auckland, New Zealand

Died - 3/17/17 Service dog shot and killed at Auckland Airport after delaying 16 morning flights Auckland Airport staff say they had no option but to fatally shoot a dog on Friday morning. A runaway airport service dog, called Grizz, was shot
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K9 Jovi – Tippecanoe, Indiana

K9 Jovi – Tippecanoe, Indiana

Died - 3/16/17 1ST Handler - Deputy Andrew Heath 2nd Handler - Deputy Randy Martin Deputy mourns the passing of his K-9 partner Jovi, a 13-year-old retired police dog, woke up Thursday and stumbled around the house, struggling to keep up with buddy
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K9 Jori -Great Barrington, Massachusetts

K9 Jori -Great Barrington, Massachusetts

Died - 3/15/17 Handler - Officer Timothy Ullrich CPWDA is sad to announce the that Officer Tim Ullrich lost his K9 partner Jori today. Tim & K9 Jori were with the Great Barrington Police Department ( MA ). Both joined the
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K9 Boomer – Atlantic City, New Jersey

K9 Boomer – Atlantic City, New Jersey

Died - 3/14/17 Handler - Officer Jim Miltenberger Most active’ ACPD explosives-detection K9 Boomer dies For the past three years, when the community needed extra protection, Boomer, an explosives detection dog with the police department, always seemed to be there. The 10-year-old black
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K9 Hunter – Dane County, Wisconsin

K9 Hunter – Dane County, Wisconsin

Died - Handler - Deputy Jay O'Neil Retired K-9 Hunter passes away after brief illness The Dane County Sheriff's Office says it has lost one of its retired K-9 deputies. K-9 Hunter passed away after a brief illness, deputies say. After more
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K9 Lux – Garfield County, Oklahoma

K9 Lux – Garfield County, Oklahoma

Died - 3/11/17 1st Handler - Sgt. Darin Morgan 2nd Handler - Deputy Darryl Beebe Garfield County Sheriff's Office announces the passing of Retired K-9 Lux Garfield County Sheriff's Office lost retired K-9 Officer Lux on Saturday. "Garfield County Sheriff's Department regrets
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K9 Max – Clackamas County, Oregon

K9 Max – Clackamas County, Oregon

Died 3/11/17 1ST hANDLER - Sgt. Jason Nall 2ND hANDLER - Deputy Erik McGlothin K9 Max mourned by Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Clackamas County Sheriff's Office retired K9 deputy Max died on March 11 after succumbing to complications from brain cancer. Max was a
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K9 Rico – Portland, Oregon

K9 Rico – Portland, Oregon

Died - 3/9/17 Handler - Officer Jeff Dorn K-9 dies after surgery, 2nd loss for human partner Dorn's last K-9 partner was killed in the line of duty in 2014 The Portland Police Department lost one of its K-9 officers this week after he
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K9 Odie – Hillsboro, Oregon

K9 Odie – Hillsboro, Oregon

Died - 3/9/17 Handler - Officer Denise Lemen-Sipp Hillsboro police K-9 Odie euthanized after battle with cancer Hillsboro Police Department personnel said farewell to one of their own last night. HPD K9 Odie passed away March 9 after his handler, Officer Denise Lemen-Sipp,
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K9 Bodza – MWD – U.S. Air Force

K9 Bodza – MWD – U.S. Air Force

Handler - Kyle Smith Soldier drapes American flag over military dog partner's body after he is put down "Through better or worse." That was the motto of a U.S. Air Force soldier when he held his beloved German shepherd that served alongside
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K9 Eddie – Alsip, Illinois

K9 Eddie – Alsip, Illinois

Died - 3/7/17 Handler - Officer Chad Rezny Alsip Police Department's K9 Eddie Crosses the Rainbow Bridge Four days after he tracked down a would-be armed robber, the Alsip Police Department said goodbye to K-9 Officer Eddie. Alsip police said Eddie
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K9 Keno – State College, Pennsylvania

K9 Keno – State College, Pennsylvania

Died - 3/6/17 Handler - Officer Kris Hopkins State College police K9 Keno passes away in his home The last police dog for the State College Police Department passed away Monday. The German Shepard began his career in May 2008 in Happy Valley
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K9 Jax – Milpitas, California

K9 Jax – Milpitas, California

Died - 3/6/17 Handler - Officer Ryon Lawson Milpitas Police K9 Jax Dies It is with great sorrow that the Milpitas Police Department announces the unexpected passing of one of our own, K9 Jax. On March 6, 2017, K9 Jax was taken to
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K9 Axel – East Hartford, Connecticut

It is with a heavy heart and great sorrow that Officer John Zalalick’s retired K9 Axel had to euthanize today. He was taken to the vet due to a distended stomach and came to find out through X-Rays, that he was suffering from multiple tumors on his kidney and liver, something ruptured and he was bleeding internally. No operation could …

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K9 Rocky – Ludlow, Massachusetts

Died – 3/23/17 Handler – Ofc. Michael Whitney CPWDA is sad to announce the passing of Officer Michael Whitney’s K9 partner Rocky who was euthanized because of liver cancer. Officer Whitney and K9 Rocky were members of the CPWDA since 6/20/13. The CPWDA sends prayers to the Whitney family, Ludlow Police Department and friends.

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K9 Roscoe – Crowley, Louisiana

Died – 3/22/17 Handler – Officer Tate Thibodeaux Crowley Police K9 Roscoe Murdered Crowley Police K9 Roscoe was murdered along with two other people. oscoe’s handler, Crowley Police Officer Tate Thibodeaux, was shot in the same incident on Wednesday night, March 22, 2017. According to KATC, the incident began at a residence on Josey Street about 10:30 PM when Crowley …

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K9 Diablo – Crestwood, Ohio

Handler – Sergeant Joe Urso Beloved police K-9 dies of cancer K-9 Diablo was recently diagnosed with a very rare, inoperable tumor in his back. Diablo and his handler, Sergeant Joe Urso, had planned to continue working at the Crestwood Schools, until the K9 could no longer perform his job. K-9 Diablo was certified in Narcotics and served his community …

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K9 Kinako – Kagawa, Japan

Died – 3/20/17 Beloved clumsy police dog ‘Kinako’ goes to heaven A former police dog named Kinako, who gained popularity for her goofy nature and earnest efforts toward her profession, died apparently of old age on March 20 at age 14, officials at the Marugame Dog School announced. The female Labrador retriever continued to fail the police dog test every …

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K9 Rook – Ada County, Idaho

Handler – Deputy Morgan Case Ada Co. K-9 dies from unexpected medical problem The Ada County Sheriff’s Office has lost a member of its K-9 unit. The dog, Rook, came to Ada County from Germany in 2010. He was two years old at the time, and soon began working on narcotics detection and patrol deployments. Rook captured first place in …

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K9 Rooster – Wichita, Kansas

Died 3/18/17 Handler – Officer Daniel Gumm Man shot to death by police after he shoots, kills police dog The Wichita Police Department is sad to announce the loss of K-9 Rooster, who was shot and killed in the line of duty this evening. At approximately 8 PM on 03-18-2017, Wichita Police Officers were dispatched to a disturbance with a …

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K9 Grizz – Auckland, New Zealand

Died – 3/17/17 Service dog shot and killed at Auckland Airport after delaying 16 morning flights Auckland Airport staff say they had no option but to fatally shoot a dog on Friday morning. A runaway airport service dog, called Grizz, was shot on Friday morning after it delayed more than a dozen flights. The airport earlier said the dog had …

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K9 Jovi – Tippecanoe, Indiana

Died – 3/16/17 1ST Handler – Deputy Andrew Heath 2nd Handler – Deputy Randy Martin Deputy mourns the passing of his K-9 partner Jovi, a 13-year-old retired police dog, woke up Thursday and stumbled around the house, struggling to keep up with buddy and partner, Tippecanoe County sheriff’s Deputy Randy Martin. When Martin let him outside, Jovi kept falling. Sadly, …

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K9 Jori -Great Barrington, Massachusetts

Died – 3/15/17 Handler – Officer Timothy Ullrich CPWDA is sad to announce the that Officer Tim Ullrich lost his K9 partner Jori today. Tim & K9 Jori were with the Great Barrington Police Department ( MA ). Both joined the CPWDA on 2/12/13 and were members for 4 years. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Officer Ullrich, his …

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