K9 Johny – Windsor Locks, Connecticut

K9 Johny – Windsor Locks, Connecticut

CPWDA is sad to announce the passing of retired police K9 Johny of the Windsor Locks Police Department. K9 Johny was the partner of Officer John Carney who both joined the CPWDA on 4/6/07 and became Lifetime Members
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K9 Luke – Troup, Texas

K9 Luke – Troup, Texas

Handler - Sgt. Kyle Stowers Troup Police K9 Officer Luke laid to rest with full honors Troup Police Department K9 Officer Luke was laid to rest Wednesday with full honors despite the rainy weather. A procession of law enforcement vehicles with
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K9 Rony – Houston, Texas

K9 Rony – Houston, Texas

Died 2/21/18 K9 officer put down after being injured during chase The Houston Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its K9 officers. Officer Rony was injured overnight while going after a suspect. Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo told
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K9 Ralph – Scotland

K9 Ralph – Scotland

Handler - Sergeant Simon Young Thousands share outpouring of grief for beloved Scots police dog after he passes away Ralph spent seven years fighting crime alongside Police Sergeant Simon Young and was named UK National Police Dog Champion 2010 before retiring
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K9 Mojo – North Charleston, South Carolina

K9 Mojo – North Charleston, South Carolina

Died 2/15/18 Handler - Officer Brandon VanAusdal K9 Mojo killed in crash A K-9 Mojo was killed in a DUI crash Thursday and his handler injured when suspect Richard Shore, 37, collided with their police vehicle. .Mojo served with the department for five
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K9 Cratos – Pennsylvania State Police

K9 Cratos – Pennsylvania State Police

Died - 2/14/18 Handler - Trooper David Lock State Police announce the death of K9 Officer Cratos State Police announced Wednesday that K9 Officer Cratos, who served as the department’s Human Remains Detection Canine since 2012, has died of congestive heart failure. Cratos,
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K9 Dante – MBTA Transit Police, Massachusetts

K9 Dante – MBTA Transit Police, Massachusetts

Died - 2/13/18 Police mourn loss of long-serving bomb-sniffing K9 MBTA Transit Police were mourning the death of one of their K9 bomb detection dogs Tuesday. The police agency said Dante had served the citizens of the commonwealth for nearly a decade.
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K9 Baron – Frederick, Maryland

K9 Baron – Frederick, Maryland

Died 2/12/18 Handler - Officer 1st Class Pete Genovese Frederick officers remember K-9 Baron after dog's sudden death When Officer 1st Class Pete Genovese returns to work Thursday afternoon, it will be the first time he will do so without his dedicated
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K9 Arras – New Mexico State Police

K9 Arras – New Mexico State Police

Died - 2/12/18 Handler - Sergeant Ronald S. Wood. New Mexico State Police Announces Death of K-9 The New Mexico State Police is very sad to announce the passing of K-9 Arras. K-9 Arras passed away Monday in Albuquerque from complications related to
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K9 Max – Paxton, Illinois

K9 Max – Paxton, Illinois

Died 2/12/18 Handler - Officer Chad Johnson When Max passed away on the afternoon of Monday, Feb. 12, Chad Johnson not only lost his best friend but also his longtime partner in crime-fighting. Johnson lived and worked “24/7” with Max, the Paxton
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K9 Roy – Gwent, Wales

K9 Roy – Gwent, Wales

Died - 2/12/18 Handler - PC Wood Award winning police dog that was involved in more than 300 arrests had to be put to sleep after illness Tributes have been paid to a police dog who had to be put to
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K9 Edo – Drumright, Oklahoma

K9 Edo – Drumright, Oklahoma

Died - 2/11/18 Handler - Officer Brian Gooch Drumright Police Lose Beloved K-9 It is with great sorrow that Drumright Police announces the passing of our K9, “Edo” “Edo” passed away on 2-11-18 from natural causes. Born on 1-15-2005, “Edo” began his career
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K9 Mojo – Indiana State Police

K9 Mojo – Indiana State Police

Died - 2/9/18 Handler - Sgt. Dennis Wade Retired Indiana State Police K9 Mojo Dies In the overnight hours of February 9th, 13-year-old retired Indiana State Police K9 Mojo passed away. Mojo's partner of more than 11 years was Sgt. Dennis Wade. Mojo
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K9 Tag – Egg Harbor, New Jersey

K9 Tag – Egg Harbor, New Jersey

Died - 2/7/18 Handler - Officer Tonya Anderson Little Egg Police And Residents Mourning The Loss Of K9 'Tag' "Tag" - the much-loved K-9 dog of the Little Egg Harbor police department, died on Wednesday morning. Tag died in the arms of
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K9 Ceiko – Greenville, Texas

K9 Ceiko – Greenville, Texas

Died - 2/6/18 Handler - Officer Robert Pemberton Greenville police mourn loss of former K9 officer The City of Greenville is mourning the loss of a beloved furry friend and former officer who died on Feb. 6. On Jan. 6, 2005, the City
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K9 Beal –  Ulster County, New York

K9 Beal – Ulster County, New York

Died - 2/3/18 Handler - Ulster County Sheriff’s Deputy Tom Lattin - RET. Ulster County Sheriff’s Office mourns death of beloved retired patrol dog On Saturday night, retired Ulster County Sheriff’s Deputy Tom Lattin spent his dog’s last night alongside him on his
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K9 Hailey – Maryland State Police

K9 Hailey – Maryland State Police

Died - 2/3/18 Handler - TFC McInerney Retired MSP police dog dies after becoming sick Our thoughts and prayers are with TFC McInerney with the sudden loss of K9 "Hailey" (retired). "As of 1740 hrs 3February2018 MSP K9 Hailey (retired) has passed over
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K9 Arie – Terre Haute, Indiana

K9 Arie – Terre Haute, Indiana

Died - 2/3/18 Handler - Sgt. Sears TERRE HAUTE K9 PASSES AWAY FROM MEDICAL COMPLICATIONS The Terre Haute Police Department reports K9 Arie passed away over the weekend. 9-year-old Arie passed away Saturday night from medical complications. THPD reports Arie and handler
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K9 Indie – Muskogee, Oklahoma

K9 Indie – Muskogee, Oklahoma

Died - 2/3/18 Handler - Lt. William Peters Muskogee K-9 'Indie' Dies While On Duty A Muskogee Police Department K-9 officer will soon be laid to rest after he died Saturday while on duty. MPD said K-9 'Indie' reported to work on February
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K9 Geoffrey – South West, Australia

K9 Geoffrey – South West, Australia

Died - 2/3/18 Handler - Sen. Const. Jake Carruthers Police dog Geoffrey dies peacefully One of the South West’s most popular police recruits has sadly died. Police Dog Geoffrey was set to be farewelled by his colleagues in a guard of honour today,
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K9 Iko – Windsor, Connecticut

Died – 5/22/17 Handler – Officer Steve Vesco It is with a heavy heart that CPWDA announces that Officer Steve Vesco’s K9 partner Iko of the Windsor Police Department was euthanized at approximately 10:30 a.m. today at the age of 9. Recently on February 14, just two days before retirement, Vesco let Iko let out of the car to stretch …

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K9 Brady – Kennesaw, Georgia

Died – 5/18/17 Handler – Officer Morton Force mourns retired K9 “Brady” after having to put him down The Kennesaw Police department lost one of their own yesterday after K9 Brady succumbed to medical issues and had to be put down. The 12-year-old police dog retired in 2013 after seven years of active duty.The department says of K9 Brady, K9 …

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K9 Rockne – Grand Island, Nebraska

Died 5/15/17 Police Department announces death of service dog Rockne The Grand Island Police Department announced the death of police service dog Rockne on Tuesday morning. The male Dutch shepherd was 4 years old and had served the Police Department since 2016. Rockne, who had suffered from kidney-related illness, was euthanized on Monday night “to avoid further suffering and in …

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K9 Fly – Lake Wales, Florida

Handler – Officer Coppedge Lake Wales K9 officer passes away at age 10 The Lake Wales Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its K9 officers. According to the department, 10-year-old K9 Fly was laid to rest earlier this month after dying from an illness. Fly served the department for more than six years with his partner, Officer …

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K9 Koda – Post Falls, Idaho

Died – 5/16/17 Handler – Officer Bowne Post Falls Police Department’s first K9 dies Post Falls Police announced Tuesday that one of their retired police K9s has passed away. K9 Koda was the department’s first K9 and he started in late 2009. Officials said he came to work when he was 2-years-old and retired in 2015 after spending six years …

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K9 Bear – Casper, Wyoming

Died – 5/15/17 1st Handler – Lt. Shane Chaney 2nd Handler – Detective Shannon Daley Retired Casper Police Dog Passes Away A police dog who served with the Casper Police Department for nearly a decade before retiring in 2015 passed away Monday morning. K9 Bear started with the department in 2006. He was first handled by Lt. Shane Chaney. Detective …

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K9 Blade – Edina, Minnesota

Died – 5/15/17 Handler – Officer Jason Behr Edina K9 Blade dies from cancer A beloved K9 with the Edina Police Department has died, after being diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer. The K9, named Blade, died Monday, May 15 after working with his partner Officer Jason Behr for more than seven years. Blade was born in Slovakia and …

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K9 Sabre – South Portland, Maine

Died – 5/14/17 Handler – Officer Kevin Webster South Portland police mourn loss of K-9 officer The South Portland Police Department is mourning the unexpected loss of a K-9 officer. “Sabre” was rushed to an emergency vet Sunday while off duty, and they had to put him down. He had been with the department since 2011, and had a number …

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K9 Pedro – Broward, Florida

Died – 5/14/17 Handler – Sgt. Ian Sklar Broward Sheriff’s Office K-9 mistaken for coyote and fatally shot Pedro the police dog met an untimely off-duty death when he was mistaken for a coyote, shot and killed. Pedro lived with Broward sheriff’s Sgt. Ian Sklar in Parkland. The dog got out of Sklar’s fenced-in yard while running after an animal, …

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K9 Freckles – Okaloossa County, Florida

Died 5/11/17 K9 Officer Freckles Dies on Duty The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office says a K-9 officer working to help track down a wanted man has died. The dog was called “Freckles” and worked with officers out of the Okaloossa Correctional Institution. Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office said “she was a great dog with a great nose who set the bar …

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