K9 Sam – West Valley, Utah

K9 Sam – West Valley, Utah

1ST Handler - Officer S. Palmer 2ND Handler - Officer Dellinger 3RD Handler - Officer Gillespie West Valley City Police mourn death of K9 Officer Sam The West Valley City Police Department is mourning the loss of a fellow officer, K9 Sam. Officers said
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K9 Degen – Wood River, Illinois

K9 Degen – Wood River, Illinois

Died - 10/18/17 Wood River K9 Officer with aggressive cancer to be laid to rest Wednesday The Wood River Police Department will be giving their final call to K9 Officer Degen Wednesday. The department said Degen, who served 8 years in East
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K9 Aria –  Potomac State College, West Virgina

K9 Aria – Potomac State College, West Virgina

1st Handler - Officer Rob Andrews 2nd Handler - Sgt. Mike Cannon PSC POLICE SAY GOODBYE TO ONE OF THEIR OWN After eight years of service to Potomac State College, Police Department K-9 Aria passed away. Since 2009, Aria had worked with
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K9 Gunther – Old Orchard Beach, Maine

K9 Gunther – Old Orchard Beach, Maine

Died - 10/16/17 Handler - Officer Christopher St. Pierre Cops, town officials mourn loss of decorated police dog It is with great sadness to announce K-9 Gunther was laid to rest last evening due to a sudden medical issue. K-9 police dog,
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K9 Jax – Port Orange, Florida

K9 Jax – Port Orange, Florida

Died - 10/15/17 Handler - Ofc. Richard Clark Port Orange K9 passes away after illness causes complications It is with deep sadness that the Port Orange Police Department announces the passing of one of our agency’s canines, Jax, after complications from an
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K9 Hades – Wellington, New Zealand

K9 Hades – Wellington, New Zealand

Died - 10/15/17 Handler - Senior Constable Sue Burridge Much-loved police dog Hades dies after battle with cancer Much loved Wellington Police dog Hades has died. Hades, who turned nine last week, was the elder statesman of Wellington Police District's patrol dogs.Police said
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K9 Niko – Dickinson, North Dakota

K9 Niko – Dickinson, North Dakota

Died 10/15/17 Handler - Officer Jayden Peters Dickinson, N.D., police department mourns loss of K-9 Niko The Dickinson Police Department is mourning the loss of K-9 officer Niko, a narcotics dog who passed away suddenly over the weekend. "It is with great
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K9 Teak –  Vancouver, British Columbia

K9 Teak – Vancouver, British Columbia

Died - 10/14/17 Handler - Sgt. Derrick Gibson Teak, Vancouver police dog hall-of-famer, passes away after cheating death twice Three-hundred suspects nailed, two brushes with death, and a hall of fame induction. These are just a few achievements that help to sum up
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K9 Nugget – Ottawa, Illinois

K9 Nugget – Ottawa, Illinois

Handler - Officer Dave Hallowell Retired Ottawa K9 dies of natural causes The Ottawa Police Department lost an old partner and friend last week when retired bloodhound Nugget died of natural causes. Nugget came to the department when she was nine
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K9 Lily – Connecticut State Police

K9 Lily – Connecticut State Police

Died - 10/12/17 Police K9 gets final salute before being laid to rest Officers had a final salute for a state police K9 on Thursday. Lily served as a Connecticut State Police narcotics dog for nearly a decade and on Thursday her
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K9 Bruno – Keizer, Oregon

K9 Bruno – Keizer, Oregon

Died - 10/11/17 Handler - Officer Scott Keniston Keizer PD K9 Bruno, 5, dies from bacterial infection Bruno, a 5-year old K9 with Keizer’s Police Department, died on Wednesday from a severe bacterial infection, the department announced. Bruno had been working with officer
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K9 Koa – Winchester, Virginia

K9 Koa – Winchester, Virginia

Died - 10/9/17 Handler - Officer Brittney Kotynski-Neer Heroic Winchester police dog, Kota, finds peace Kota, the Winchester police dog that drew national attention in 2014 after falling through an attic floor while helping officers make arrests, died Monday. The
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K9 Dega – Round Rock, Texas

K9 Dega – Round Rock, Texas

Round Rock police, Pet Loss Center to honor fallen canine officer Dega The Round Rock Police Department and the Pet Loss Center of Austin have come together to honor Dega, a deeply loved canine officer who served the City of Round
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K9 Lutri – Ketchikan, Alaska

K9 Lutri – Ketchikan, Alaska

Retired AST K9 dies after distinguished career in law enforcement Alaska State Troopers in Ketchikan are reporting a retired K9 officer has died from a blood clot. Lutri, a 7-year-old German Shepherd, had a long career in law enforcement. Some of
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K9 Havoc – Scottsdale, Arizona

K9 Havoc – Scottsdale, Arizona

Died - 10/5/17 Beloved Scottsdale police service dog 'Havoc' has died The Scottsdale Police Department is saying goodbye to a beloved four-legged colleague. On Tuesday, police announced that retired police service dog, Havoc, had died. Havoc was 11 years old. The
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K9 Mako – Manassas, Virginia

K9 Mako – Manassas, Virginia

Died - 10/5/17 Handler - Officer Russ McAndrews Former K9 Dog Mako Dies: Manassas City Police A former K-9 dog for Manassas City Police died of natural causes Thursday, the department announced. Mako was a five-year veteran. A former Manassas City Police K-9
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K9 Zigo –  Havre de Grace, Maryland

K9 Zigo – Havre de Grace, Maryland

Died - Died 10/3/17 Cpl. Cooper Havre de Grace police mourn K-9 who died from cancer The Havre de Grace Police Department is mourning K-9 Zigo, who died after a short battled with cancer. "K-9 Zigo served the city of Have de Grace
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K9 Odin – University of Wisconsin

K9 Odin – University of Wisconsin

Died - 10/3/17 Handler - Lt. Brent Plisch Bomb-sniffing UW-Madison Police Department K9 dog, Odin, dies of cancer UW-Madison's oldest police dog, Odin, was euthanized Tuesday after developing cancer. The 9-year-old German shepherd, who specialized in detecting explosives and tracking people, was
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K9 Rokky – Harker Heights, Texas

K9 Rokky – Harker Heights, Texas

Died - 10/2/17 Handler - Officer Gabrielle Guerra Harker Heights mourns loss of police K9 The Harker Heights Police Department announced the passing of K9 Rokky on Monday. "Rokky passed away earlier this morning, surrounded by those who meant the most to
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K9 Boss – Georgetown, Kentucky

K9 Boss – Georgetown, Kentucky

Handler - Officer Roy Crawford GEORGETOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT K9 DIES The Georgetown Police Department announced this weekend K9 Officer Boss has died. The Department says Boss served from 2007 until his retirement earlier this month.In retirement Boss lived with his handler Officer
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K9 Cinder – Winnipeg, Canada

‘She will be sadly missed’: First Winnipeg police female service dog dies Cinder had been living with her handler and his family since she retired from the force in the spring of 2013. The Winnipeg police have bid a sad farewell to their first female service dog. Cinder, who was born into the Winnipeg police’s canine breeding program in 2001, …

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K9 Winchester – SEPTA Transit Police, Pennsylvania

Died 9/26/17 Retired SEPTA Transit Police K9 passes away Retired SEPTA Transit Police K9 Winchester passed away on Tuesday, the department tweeted. K9 Winchester served alongside rookie K9 Jase. The department tweeted, “It is with my heavy heart to inform you all that retired K9 Winchester has crossed the rainbow bridge today. Rest easy big guy.”

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K9 Gator – University of Florida

Died – 9/25/17 Handler – Lt. Matt Davis Retired UF police K9 ‘Gator’ passes away A retired K9 with the University of Florida Police Department has passed away. “Gator” served with UFPD from June 2007 until his retirement in April 2016. After his retirement he remained with his handler, Lt. Matt Davis, and his family. “Our fearless, handsome, stubborn, peanut …

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K9 Dino – Green Township, Ohio

Died – 9/25/17 Handler – Officer Tony Leidenbor K-9 ‘Dino’ dies trying to catch kidnapping suspects, toddler safe A Green Township police dog died during a search for three men believed to have abducted a toddler, officers said. Green Township police Chief Jim Vetter said the department is mourning the loss of their brother in blue. The 7-year-old Belgian Malinois/shepherd …

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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.

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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 …

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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, …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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