K9 Luna – Bismarck, North Dakota

K9 Luna – Bismarck, North Dakota

Died - 12/9/17 Handler - Lt. Chad Fetzer Bismarck Police mourn K-9 Bismarck Police are mourning the loss of a K-9. K-9 Luna had appeared ill earlier this month and became seriously ill on Thursday. That day, she underwent surgery that found
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K9 Max – Lebanon, New Hampshire

K9 Max – Lebanon, New Hampshire

Died - 12/11/17 Handler - Officer Jeremy Perkins Lebanon Police Department says goodbye to K9 Max, who has succumbed to cancer On Dec. 11, 2017, Lebanon Police Department K9 Max succumbed to cancer when he was euthanized after a long and courageous battle.
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K9 Edo – Charlotte County, Florida

K9 Edo – Charlotte County, Florida

Died 12/11/17 Charlotte County Sheriff's missing K-9 found dead could have been hit by car The Charlotte County Sheriff's office has announced that their missing K-9 was found dead on Monday morning. The North Port Police Department says a necropsy has
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K9 Oktane – South Euclid, Ohio

K9 Oktane – South Euclid, Ohio

Died 12/6/17 Handler - Officer Dustin Smoot South Euclid police K9 passes away South Euclid police shared some heartbreaking news on Wednesday: K9 Oktane passed away at around 4 p.m. today. On Tuesday, Oktane’s handler, Officer Dustin Smoot, posted on the department’s Facebook
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K9 Gus – University of Kentucky

K9 Gus – University of Kentucky

Died - 12/6/17 Handler - Lt. McPherson Retired University of Kentucky Police K-9 Gus Passes Away The end-of-watch has been announced for a beloved member of the UK Police Department. K-9 Gus, the department's first narcotic detection dog, passed away Wednesday. According
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K9 Czako – Alleghany, Virgina

K9 Czako – Alleghany, Virgina

Handler - Sgt. Chad Wickline Alleghany Sherriff's Office remembers K9 A police dog is more than just a partner. “He’s with me. We work ten hour shifts, and he’s with me for ten hours," says Sgt. Chad Wickline, of the Alleghany Sherriff’s
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K9 Gwen – Connecticut State Police

K9 Gwen – Connecticut State Police

BELOVED MADISON POLICE DOG GWEN PASSES AWAY She wasn’t the chief and she didn’t drive a squad car, but recently retired police canine Gwen was a loved and respected member of the Madison Police force. After more than a decade of
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K9 Billy – Hillsboro, Oregon

K9 Billy – Hillsboro, Oregon

Died 12/4/17 Handler - Officer Zaugg Hillsboro police dog killed in crash A police dog was killed in a crash in Hillsboro late Monday night. “It’s with great sadness that we share the loss of Hillsboro Police K9 Billy this morning,”
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K9 Fritz – Stonington, Connecticut

K9 Fritz – Stonington, Connecticut

Died - 12/4/17 Handler - Officer Gregory Howard Fritz, Stonington’s first police dog, dies Fritz, the German shepherd who was part of the police department's first K-9 team and retired in 2014, was euthanized Monday night. Fritz, 11, who was teamed up with
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K9 Diezel – UMASS Amherst, Massachusetts

K9 Diezel – UMASS Amherst, Massachusetts

Died 12/4/17 Handler - Liana Varosky CPWDA is sad to announce the passing of Retired K9 Diezel who was handled by Officer Liana Varosky of the Amherst Police Department in Massachusetts. Officer’s Diezel served with Officer Varosky from 2008- 2014 and certified
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K9 Kane – Bell County, Kentucky

K9 Kane – Bell County, Kentucky

Died - 12/3/17 Handler - Deputy James Taulbee K-9 OFFICER DIES DURING SEARCH A Kentucky sheriff’s office says a police dog has been killed in the line of duty. The Bell County Sheriff’s Department said K-9 Officer James Taulbee and his K-9
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K9 Stitch – Chapel Hill, North Carolina

K9 Stitch – Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Died - 11/30/17 Handler - Officer David Funk Chapel Hill police say goodbye to four-pawed partner Stitch The town lost a dedicated officer on Wednesday when police K-9 Stitch died while off duty. Stitch, a Dutch Shepard, Stitch was 3 years old when
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K9 Fury – British Columbia, Canada

K9 Fury – British Columbia, Canada

Handler - Const. Leo Rojas RCMP mourn police dog Fury BC RCMP members are mourning the sudden and unexpected loss of police dog Fury. “It is with sadness that we confirm the sudden loss of Police Service Dog ‘Fury’ who passed away
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K9 Remy – Lakeland, Florida

K9 Remy – Lakeland, Florida

Died 11/28/17 Handler - Officer Back Polk County officers honor K9, diagnosed with cancer, one last time When Lakeland police found out he was diagnosed with cancer, they were heartbroken. Remy’s family made the decision for him to no longer suffer, and
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K9 Primo – East Hartford, Connecticut

K9 Primo – East Hartford, Connecticut

Died 11/27/17 Handler - Officer Todd Mona Retired K9 Primo Passes CPWDA is sad to announce the passing of retired K9 Primo who passed away on 11/27/17 and was handled by Officer Todd Mona of the East Hartford Police Department. K9 Primo retired
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K9 Clover – Bonifay, Florida

K9 Clover – Bonifay, Florida

Died - 11/27/17 Handler - Officer Jody Long A final farewell to K9 Clover Bonifay Police Department bid a final farewell Monday to a retired K9-Unit police service dog. K9 Clover passed away with her handler Officer Jody Long and extended police family
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K9 Justice – York County, South Carolina

K9 Justice – York County, South Carolina

Died - 11/27/17 Handler - Sgt. Randy Gibson Beloved former member of York County Sheriff’s Office dies. A 4-legged dog named Justice When a longtime member of a police department dies, other officers mourn. The York County Sheriff’s Office lost one Monday, after
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K9 Hawk – Rochester, New York

K9 Hawk – Rochester, New York

Died - 11/25/17 Handler - Officer Tim Waterman Rochester police's K9 Hawk dies A Rochester Police Department K9 died from natural causes Saturday. K9 Hawk, a 10-year-old German Sheppard, worked with his handler, Officer Tim Waterman, in the Special Operations Section K9 Unit.
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K9 Camo – Indiana State Police

K9 Camo – Indiana State Police

Died - 11/24/17 Handler - Master Trooper Greg Magee Indiana State Police mourns the loss of retired canine 'Camo' On Friday morning, Camo was euthanized after a lengthy battle with Degenerative Myelopathy. "I am deeply saddened by the death of Camo, he was
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K9 Dasty – Boise, Idaho

K9 Dasty – Boise, Idaho

Died 11/24/17 Handler - Officer Whipps Boise Police K9 dies after battle with cancer After a short battle with cancer, Boise Police Department K9 officer Dasty has passed away. The black and tan German Shepherd served as an explosives detection K9 at the
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K9 Blek – Eugene, Oregon

Died – 11/10/17 Handler – Officer Rob Griesel Oregon police dog Blek killed by hit-and-run driver Eugene police announced the death of K9 Blek, who was killed by a hit-and-run driver on Friday while off-duty. Police said it happened in rural Lane County. K9 Blek was a German Shepherd from Slovakia according to Eugene Police. He started with the Eugene …

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K9 Ronan – Quincy, Massachusetts

Died – 11/9/17 One Of First Police Dogs To Respond To Boston Marathon Bombings Dies One of the first police dogs to respond to the Boston Marathon bombings has died. Quincy Police said Ronan, a 10-year-old Belgian Malinois, died on Thursday. Ronan responded after two bombs went off in 2013 near the Boston Marathon finish line. Danvers Police also announced …

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K9 Peydro – Woodland, California

Died – 11/8/17 Handler – Officer Juan Barrera Injured in 2016 chase, retired Woodland K-9 Peydro dies Peydro, a retired Woodland police dog who was injured while chasing a suspect in May 2016, died unexpectedly Wednesday morning. The cause of death has not been determined, according to a Woodland Police Department news release. Peydro was with his handler, Officer Juan …

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K9 Turner – University of Nevada

Died – 11/8/17 Handler – officer Thomas Emmons UNR Police dog dies after nine years of service A former explosive detection canine that served northern Nevada has died. Turner was a 13-year-old Labrador Retriever. He was bought by The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and worked with University of Nevada, Reno police officer Thomas Emmons. Together, the officer …

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K9 Rocky – Douglas County, Nebraska

Police K9 drug bust legend passes away A legend in law enforcement has passed away. He never wore a gun, but Rocky the police K9 helped solve major crimes with his nose. Rocky is credited with sniffing out $4 million worth of drug money before retiring in 2011. The K9 served with the Douglas County Sheriff’s interdiction team for five …

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K9 Argo – Normandy, Missouri

Died 11/7/17 Normandy police K9 passes away A K9 Argo with the Normandy police department passed away after he fell four stories from a parking garage during a hailstorm over the weekend police said. He suffered a broken leg, broken ribs and other injuries, police said. Doctors were hopeful he would make a full recovery, but on Tuesday night, police …

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K9 Nitro – Millville, New Jersey

Died – 11/6/17 Handler – Officer William Loteck Last ride for retired Millville K-9, Nitro euthanized Police escorted retired Millville K9 “Nitro” Monday morning to an animal hospital where the ailing German shepherd was euthanized, according to a departmental statement. Nitro had retired on March 31, 2014 from police work. He lived with his former partner Officer William Loteck and …

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K9 Bones – Grimes County, Texas

Died – 11/6/ 17 Handler – Deputy Siracusa Officials gather to remember former Grimes County Sheriff’s Office K-9 officer Bones Law enforcement officials gathered Wednesday for a funeral service in honor of a former Grimes County Sheriff’s Office K-9 officer. Bones, a female police dog, worked for the sheriff’s office with her handler, Deputy Steven Siracusa, for four years. She …

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K9 Mako – Exeter Township, Pennsylvania

Died – 10/5/17 Handler – Officer Darrin Gartner Retired Exeter K9 loses ‘courageous fight’ with illness A beloved K9 officer has lost his battle with the illness that recently brought his distinguished career to a close. Exeter Township police K9 Mako died Sunday in the arms of his handler, Ofc. Darrin Gartner, according to the department’s Facebook page. Mako retired …

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K9 Ruby – Mumbai, India

Died – 11/5/17 After Six Radiation Therapy Sessions For Cancer, Top Canine Cop Ruby Passes Away Sunday was indeed a tough day for the Mumbai Police, not in terms of cracking a major case, but in coming to terms with the loss of one of the most important members of their team – the canine cop Ruby. After undergoing six …

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