K9 Zeus – North Haven, Connecticut

K9 Zeus – North Haven, Connecticut

Died - 6/24/17 Handler - Officer James Brennan North Haven PD mourns loss of K9 officer The North Haven Police Department is mourning the loss of a K9 officer. Zeus, an 8-year-old German Shepard died from complications related to a cancerous tumor
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K9 Kaytu – Tulare County, California

K9 Kaytu – Tulare County, California

Tulare County Sheriff’s Department mourns loss of K-9 A police dog on the staff of the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department has died from a medical issue possibly related to the Valley’s run of 100-plus-degree days. K-9 Officer Kaytu suffered an intestinal
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K9 Wazi – Cheektowaga, New York

K9 Wazi – Cheektowaga, New York

Died - 6/23/17 Handler - Officer John Doskocz Cheektowaga Police K9 Wazi passes away The Cheektowaga Police Department announced Friday the unexpected passing of their K9 Wazi. Wazi passed away at 1:25 a.m. Friday after a brief illness. “He was diagnosed a few
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K9 Kar – Walnut Creek, California

K9 Kar – Walnut Creek, California

Died 6/21/17 Handler - Sgt. Joe Donleavy Walnut Creek retired K-9 dies Retired Officer Kar, one of the Walnut Creek Police Department’s first K-9s, died Wednesday. Less than a month after introducing Izy, the Walnut Creek Police Department’s newest K-9, the force has
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K9 Niko – Poconos, Pennsylvania

K9 Niko – Poconos, Pennsylvania

Died - 6/21/17 Handler - Cpl. Matt Nero K9 Officer Mourned in the Poconos Police in the Poconos are mourning the loss of one of their K9 officers. Pocono Mountain Regional Police announced the death of K9 Niko. Niko died Wednesday after a
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K9 Paris –  Yuma County, Arizona

K9 Paris – Yuma County, Arizona

Died - 6/20/17 Handler - Deputy William Rice Retired YCSO K-9 dies The Yuma County Sheriff's Office has announced the death of one of their retired K-9's. YCSO said, "It is with great sadness that we report the passing of retired Yuma County
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K9 Dasty – Arlington, Massachusetts

K9 Dasty – Arlington, Massachusetts

Arlington Police K-9 Dasty Passes Away He was tough on the job and worked with former President Barack Obama; in 2015 he helped track down the gun from a shooting near Thorndike Park and he was as fan of children at
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K9 Aries – the St. Charles, Illinois

K9 Aries – the St. Charles, Illinois

Died - 6/18/17 Handler - Officer Nic Anson St. Charles Police K-9 Aries dies after 8 years of service A beloved furry member of the St. Charles Police Department died on Sunday, according to a news release from the City of St. Charles.
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K9 Ren – Greene County, Tennessee

K9 Ren – Greene County, Tennessee

Died 6/18/17 Handler - Deputy Sheriff Mark Crum It is with a heavy heart and great sadness the Greene County Sheriff's Department must announce the death of K-9 Officer Ren. She died one day after being struck by a vehicle near her
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K9 Magnum – Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

K9 Magnum – Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

Died - 6/16/17 Handler - Deputy. Ron Hoover Cumberland County announces unexpected death of beloved bomb-sniffing dog The Cumberland County Sheriff's office on Tuesday announced the death of the German Shepard known as K9 Magnum, a tracking and explosive detecting dog that had
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K9 Osci – Bow, New Hampshire

K9 Osci – Bow, New Hampshire

Died - 6/16/17 Handler - Sgt. Art Merrigan End of shift for highly regarded Bow police dog Osci A retired and beloved police officer took his last ride through Bow on Friday. K9 Osci was escorted by nearly a dozen members of
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K9 Jozek – Ellwood, Pennsylvania

K9 Jozek – Ellwood, Pennsylvania

Handler - Officer McBride Retired Ellwood City Police Canine Passes Away Lt. David Kingston-Operations Officer released the following statement: It is with great sadness ECPD reports the passing of Ellwood City Police Canine and McBride family pet “Jozek.” Jozek, a Czech born
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K9 Brewster – Cambridgeshire, England

K9 Brewster – Cambridgeshire, England

Handler - PC Dave Pert Britain's longest serving police dog dies after 11 years in service A "legendary" super-sniffer police dog who served Cambridgeshire police and other forces for more than a decade has died. Britain's oldest police dog, the former
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K9 Jager – Shelton, Connecticut

K9 Jager – Shelton, Connecticut

Died - 6/13/17 Handler - Detective Christopher Nugent Retired Shelton police dog dies Police dog Jager came to the department in 2008 partially through a donation from People’s United Bank. Jager was paired with Detective Christopher Nugent. Jager assisted several local, state and
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K9 Figo – Farmington, Missouri

K9 Figo – Farmington, Missouri

Died - 6/13/17 Handler - Corporal Brad Williams Farmington PD mourns loss of canine A local police department is mourning the loss of a canine officer. On Tuesday, the Farmington Police Department posted on Facebook, “It is with profound sadness that we announce
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K9 Hondo – New Braunfels, Texas

K9 Hondo – New Braunfels, Texas

Handler - Detective Chris Scott New Braunfels Police Department loses beloved retired K-9 The New Braunfels Police Department is mourning the loss of a beloved K-9 that passed away over the weekend from natural causes. Retired K-9 Hondo served the department's canine
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K9 Lucy – Bradley County, Tennessee

K9 Lucy – Bradley County, Tennessee

Died - 6/12/17 Handler - Patrol Deputy Chris Shope Missing Bradley SO K-9 found dead after being struck by train Bradley County Sheriff's Office announced that their missing K9 Lucy that went missing on Sunday afternoon was found dead Monday morning. Lucy
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K9 Leah – Columbia, Missouri

K9 Leah – Columbia, Missouri

Died - 6/11/17 Handler - Detective Ron Hall Retired Columbia police dog Leah dies Leah, a German shepherd who served as a police dog in Columbia for nine years, died Sunday from natural causes, according to a Police Department news release. "K-9 Officer
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K9 Dingo – MWD – Jacksonville, Florida

K9 Dingo – MWD – Jacksonville, Florida

Died - 5/10/17 Handler - Nick Converso He served his country with honor and fidelity befitting a warrior who protected his comrades on battlefields in distant lands, as well as his community at home. It was a devotion matched only by the
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K9 Lee – El Paso, Texas

K9 Lee – El Paso, Texas

Died 6/9/17 Handler - Officer Dirk Hiltl. Decorated police K9 dies; helped seize $3.7 million in illegal drugs A decorated narcotics detector dog with the El Paso Police Department died last week. General Lee served the city of El Paso for eight years
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K9 Lina – Madison County, Arkansas

Died 9/9/16 Handler – Deputy Jonathon Cornelison Madison County K-9 Dies After Being Left In Hot Car A K-9 officer with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office is dead after being left unattended in a hot car, according to Sheriff Phillip Morgan. The K-9’s name is Lina and she was about three years old, Morgan said. Lina was acquired from donations …

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K9 Ty – California City, California

Died – 9/7/16 Handler – Officer Rivera Today, I had to say goodbye to my best friend and my partner. I’m sitting here wiping tears off my screen and off my face because of how unexpected this operation went, but I won’t go into details. I taught Ty so many things and watched him grow into the most amazing police …

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K9 Rosie – Forest Preserve District, Illinois

Handler – Tracy Chapman Forest Preserve District’s First K-9 Officer Passes Away The Forest Preserve District of Will County’s former search and rescue bloodhound passed away over the Labor Day weekend. The 12-year-old canine, Rosie, was diagnosed with arthritis in early 2012, and retired later that year after the illness prevented her from being able to take on the rigors …

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K9 Link – Wellington, New Zealand

Died – 9/7/16 Handler – Constable Stu Rota and Senior Constable Lloyd McKay Model police dog Link put to sleep One of New Zealand’s most famous police dogs and an inspiration for fluffy toys has been put to sleep. Link, a German Shepherd, once tracked an offender almost 2km down roads and back alleys, eventually finding him on the roof …

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K9 Utah – DuPage, Illinois

Died – 9/7/16 Handler – Deputy Ken Diebert DuPage County bomb-sniffing dog remembered as ‘best partner’ The DuPage County sheriff’s office is mourning the loss of its beloved bomb-sniffing dog Utah, a 13-year-old black lab that died Wednesday. “Utah was one of the rarest canines the sheriff’s office has ever had,” Sheriff John Zaruba said in a statement. “He spent …

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K9 Hunter – Harvard, Illinois

Died – 9/7/16 Handler – Sgt. Stephen Dixon Harvard police dog Hunter laid to rest Hunter was a good boy. Sgt. Stephen Dixon, of the Harvard Police Department, laid a good friend and fellow officer to rest Wednesday after more than a decade together. Hunter the German shepherd was 14 years old and retired – the city’s first and only …

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K9 Maverick – Hamilton, Canada

Died – 9/2/16 Handler – Const. Johnny Sabatini Hamilton police dog Maverick dies four shifts before retirement The Hamilton Police Service is reeling from the death of one of its members — eight-year-old police service dog Maverick — who died tragically from unexpected medical complications just days before he was set to retire at the home of his handler. Const. …

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K9 Lara – Ore Valley – Arizona

Died 8/31/16 Handler – Officer Marvin Oro Valley police mourn the passing of K9 officer The Oro Valley Police Department is reporting the passing of explosive detection K9 Lara, an 8-year-old Belgium Malinois. According to OVPD she was sick and was receiving treatment, Lara passed away on Wednesday morning with her handler by her side. Lara began her service with …

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K9 Iireland – MWD

Bomb-sniffing military dog that served in Iraq to get 21-gun salute Camp Nelson National Cemetery will mark a first when it holds a public memorial service Saturday for a military working dog who served two tours in Iraq, sniffing out explosive devices. Iireland, a female Belgian Malinois who died in August, will receive full military honors, including a 21-gun salute …

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K9 Gino – Denton, Texas

Handler – Officer Russ Weier Police K-9 can’t be replaced soon The Denton Police Department has been without its beloved canine Gino for roughly a month. The 8-year-old Belgian Malinois unexpectedly died last month, and the department doesn’t know if it can devote the resources for another dog anytime soon, police Lt. Chris Summitt said. “We certainly didn’t budget to …

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