K9 Kojak – Eastern Cape, South Africa

K9 Kojak – Eastern Cape, South Africa

Died - 8/13/17 Handler - Warrant Officer Etienne Gerber Farewell K9 Kojak Eastern Cape veteran search-and-rescue dog Kojak was put down this morning after his star career was cut short due to a brain tumor earlier this year. In May, The Herald reported
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K9 Roady – Liberty Hill, Texas

K9 Roady – Liberty Hill, Texas

Died - 8/12/17 Handler - Chief Randy Williams K9 Officer Roady remembered for loving heart, law enforcement service Retired K9 Officer Roady died Saturday from complications following spinal surgery. Roady, the beloved Liberty Hill police German Shepherd who spent his life with former
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K9 Kina – Caribou County, Idaho

K9 Kina – Caribou County, Idaho

Died - 8/11/17 Handler - Deputy Kolby Call Well-liked sheriff's office canine Kina dies in her sleep The Caribou County Sheriff's Office's well-liked canine has died after a short but impressive law enforcement career. Kina, who's worked with the Sheriff's Office for
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K9 Jessie – Orlando, Florida

K9 Jessie – Orlando, Florida

Handler - Lt. Ronald Verbal Orlando Fire Department mourns loss of arson-detecting dog The Orlando Fire Department’s Arson and Bomb Squad is mourning the death of their furriest member — a black lab named Jessie. The 8-year-old dog who passed from natural
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K9 Ribot – Queensland, Australia

K9 Ribot – Queensland, Australia

Died - 8/5/17 Handler - Senior Constable Glen Ayoub Remembering a fallen comrade It is with sympathy that we advise of the passing of Retired Police Dog Ribot, PD260 at 5.30pm on August 5. Unfortunately, Ribot succumbed to an age related medical
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K9 Deuce – East Greenwich Township, New Jersey

K9 Deuce – East Greenwich Township, New Jersey

Died - 8/4/17 Handler - Officer Phil Owens Police mourn K-9's death after 8 years of service Township police announced the sudden death of a Police K-9 who served the department for eight years. Early Friday morning K-9 Deuce suffered a quickly developed
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K9 Arras – Milwaukee County , Wisconsin

K9 Arras – Milwaukee County , Wisconsin

Died 8/4/17 Handler - Captain Dittberner K9 Arras passes We are saddened to relay that K-9 Arras, retired in April of 2015, passed away today at nearly the age of 15. He faithfully served the citizens of Milwaukee County beginning in 2005. He
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K9 Cain – Crossville, Tennessee

K9 Cain – Crossville, Tennessee

Died -8/2/17 Handler - LT Riden Tenn. K-9 dies after being stabbed multiple times Cumberland County Sheriff Casey Cox says the K9 stabbed earlier Wednesday morning has died of its injuries. The Crossville Police Department K9, named Cain, spent the morning at
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K9 Q – Duchesne County, Utah

K9 Q – Duchesne County, Utah

Died - 8/1/17 Handler - Cpl. Morant Harrison Duchesne County K-9 dies after battling aggressive, terminal cancer A former Duchesne County sheriff's K-9 died Tuesday after suddenly losing her eyesight and the ability to walk. Q, one of two K-9s with the sheriff's
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K9 Axe – Franklin, Massachusetts

K9 Axe – Franklin, Massachusetts

Died - 8/1/17 Handler - Officer Michael Gilboy Franklin police announce sudden death of beloved K9 The Franklin Police Department is mourning the sudden loss of a beloved member of the force, K9 AXE. Police made the somber announcement on Facebook and
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K9 Robby – Waterloo, Iowa

K9 Robby – Waterloo, Iowa

Died - 7/28/17 Handler - Sgt. Gus Farmer Long-serving K9 officer for Waterloo PD dies of bone cancer A dog that for nearly 10 years served as a K9 officer with the Waterloo Police Department has died after a short battle with bone
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K9 Kimbo – Corpus Christi, Texas

K9 Kimbo – Corpus Christi, Texas

Died 7/28/17 Handler - Officer Jon McGinley Retired Corpus Christi police K-9 dies of natural causes Retired Corpus Christi police K-9 Kimbo has died of natural causes. Jon McGinley, Kimbo's handler, took the K-9 to Temple when he retired, said senior officer
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K9 Bea – Huron County, Ohio

K9 Bea – Huron County, Ohio

Died - 7/27/17 Handler - Detective Sgt. Josh Querin Police K-9 Bea fondly remembered The community lost a friendly, furry friend recently. Retired police dog Bea died early Thursday night. She was one-half of the crime-fighting canine unit with former Huron
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K9 Odin – Troutman, North Carolina

K9 Odin – Troutman, North Carolina

Died 7/27/17 Handler - Officers Chris Atwood and Rusty Jones K9 Odin passes away A memorial service has been planned for Odin, the Troutman Police Department K9 dog that died of cancer Wednesday. The memorial and burial of Odin’s ashes will be held
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K9 Pharoah – Connecticut D.O.C.

K9 Pharoah – Connecticut D.O.C.

Died 7/26/17 Handler - Cathy LeMay
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MWD Cena – US Marines – Muskegon, Michigan

MWD Cena – US Marines – Muskegon, Michigan

Died 7/26/17 Handler - Lance Cpl. Jeffrey DeYoung Community turns out for U.S. Marine veteran dog's last ride More than 100 people, 30 Jeeps and about 35 American flags gathered in honor of a four-legged Marine veteran on Wednesday, July 26. The event
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K9 Rico – West Lafayette, Indiana

K9 Rico – West Lafayette, Indiana

Died 7/26/17 Handler - Sergeant Michael Brewer West Lafayette police announce passing of K9 partner ‘Rico’ The West Lafayette Police Department has a heavy heart following the sudden passing of their former K9 partner, “Rico.” The dog unexpectedly had to be euthanized on
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K-9 Garik  – Lexington, Kentucky

K-9 Garik – Lexington, Kentucky

Died - 7/26/17 Handler - Ofc. Burnette LEX PD K-9 Officer Garik Dies After a battle with a medical issue, K-9 Officer Garik lost his life Wednesday. Garik had retired and was in a specially designed wheelchair after vets discovered a degenerative bone
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K9 Flak – Jonesboro, Arkansas

K9 Flak – Jonesboro, Arkansas

K9 Flak has died The Jonesboro Police Department said they're saddened as the search is on for K9 Officer Flak's replacement. Flak was laid to rest on Monday after battling bone cancer.Paul Holmes with JPD said on Tuesday, the department has
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K9 Axel – Sonoma County, California

K9 Axel – Sonoma County, California

Died 7/25/17 1st Handler - Deputy Adrian Mancilla 2nd Handler - Deputy Jerry Turney Sonoma County sheriff’s K-9, Axel, remembered as gentle, hardworking Axel, a longtime Sonoma County sheriff’s K-9, was euthanized Tuesday, the sheriff’s office reported following a nearly nine-year career with
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K9 Abby – Jamestown, Rhode Island

Died – 7/25/17 Handler – LuAnn Botelho K9 Abby Answers Her Final Call A favorite member of the Jamestown Police Department, K9 Abby also had a national reputation as a search and rescue dog. She was nominated several times for the American Hero Dog Awards. But she may have been happiest close to home. To the delight of school children …

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K9 Hitch – Puyallup, Washington

Handler – Det. Scott Lien Retired Puyallup K9, Hitch, Dies A 35 dog-year veteran of Puyallup police died recently. The K9 Hitch, who served from 2006 to 2011, died over the weekend. Hitch lived with his long-time handler, Det. Scott Lien. According to Puyallup police, Hitch and Lien were responsible for some 50 apprehensions during Hitch’s time on the force. …

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K9 Luky – Hot Spring County, Arkansas

Died – 7/23/17 K9 officer’s death under investigation The Hot Spring County Sheriff’s Department is mourning the loss of K9 officer Luky after the dog was found dead this past weekend. According to the sheriff’s office, Luky had been with the department since 2015 and was found dead at his handler’s home on Sunday. “It happened sometime in the afternoon. …

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K9 Falcone – Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police, New York

Died – 7/20/17 Handler – Sgt Edward O’Flaherty It is with deep regret that I announce the sudden passing of canine “Falcone’, who was the devoted and loyal partner of Sergeant Edward O’Flaherty of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police Department. “Falcone” experienced a serious, unpredictable medical emergency (Mesenteric-torsion/Bloat). “Falcone” was named is in honor of Detective John Falcone, a highly …

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K9 Gunner – Klamath Falls, Oregon

Handler – Officer Trahern Fox A retired police dog credited with saving multiple lives passed away over the weekend. K9 “Gunner” began his career as a police K9 with the Klamath Falls Police Department in 2007. KFPD said Gunner retired in 2017 after nearly 10 years of service. He passed away on July 15, 2017 at the age of 12. …

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K9 Burris – MTA, New York

Died 7/20/17 Handler – Officer Brian McCormack PASSING OF MTA PD CANINE “BURRIS” It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that I inform you of the passing of Canine Burris, the very recently retired canine partner of Police Officer Brian McCormack. Officer McCormack had to make the difficult decision on July 20, 2017 due to Canine Burris’s diminishing …

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K9 Marko – Graham, Texas

Died – 7/19/17 1st Handler – Deputy Devin Wright 2nd Handler – Officer Austin Lawrence Graham Police Department mourning loss of K9 Officer On July 19, 2017, Marko, a 7 year old German Shepard and K9 officer was lost due to complications from medical conditions affecting in particular, his spleen. Marko was a dual purpose canine, who joined the Graham …

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K9 Fritz – Cowlitz County, Washington

Died – 7/18/17 Handler – Deputy Brent Harris Sheriff’s K-9 deputy Fritz passes away A veterinarian late Tuesday night put down Cowlitz County Sheriff’s “K-9” Fritz, who had suffered from a short but intense illness, the sheriff’s office reported Wednesday. “Just after 11 p.m. Fritz went on to play in heavenly pastures with Nitro, Xaran, Trux, JJ, Raccer, Brix, and …

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K9 Czar – Pine Ridge, South Dakota

Handler – Capt. Nick Campbell Pine Ridge police bid farewell to fallen K-9 officer Pine Ridge police lost one of their own last week when a K–9 narcotics officer named Czar passed away. On Tuesday, officers gathered in Kyle to pay their last respects. “He meant everything to me,” said Oglala Sioux Tribal Police Capt. Nick Campbell. “I spent more …

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K9 Viper – Waco, Texas

Handler – Officer Ray Woodruff Veteran Waco police dog Viper dies A five-year veteran Waco police dog died Tuesday after health issues prompted the dog’s retirement in March. Viper, a 7-year-old Belgian Malinois, died at a Woodway veterinary office with his handler, Officer Ray Woodruff, by his side. The vet determined joint pain has progressed to compromise the dog’s quality …

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