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 Rico – Bellevue, Nebraska

Died – 7/17/17 Handler – Officer Joe Gray Retired Bellevue Police dog has died Rico, a retired Bellevue Police Department police service dog, died Monday at almost 12-years-old. The Dutch shepherd was BPD Officer Joe Gray’s first K9 partner. Rico started working for BPD in 2008 and primarily worked with narcotics and patrol. Gray said the highlights of Rico’s career …

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K9 Pito – Vernon, Connecticut

Died – 7/16/17 Handler – Officer Danny Macaulay In July 2017, Retired Vernon K9 Officer “Pito” lost his short battle with cancer. K9 Pito served the Vernon Police Department from December 2006 until his retirement in March of 2014 due to health reasons. K9 Pito was partnered with Officer Dan Macaulay in 2009 after being partnered with a different officer …

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K9 Cyrus – Kingman, Arizona

Died – 7/16/17 Handler – Cpl. Bill, Fancher Kingman PD puts down K9 officer who had deadly disease On Tuesday, July 16th, K9 Cyrus, was put down after it was determined that he had the deadly disease brucellosis. Brucellosis is a rare, but deadly disease caused by a bacterium. It occurs worldwide and affects all kinds of dogs, and can …

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K9 Hooch – Jacksonville, Florida

Handler – Officer Spear Jacksonville P.D. K9 Dies After Emergency Surgery The Jacksonville Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its active-duty K9s after it suffered a medical emergency. JPD announced Thursday that Hooch, an 8-year-old Belgian Malinois who had been with the department since 2011 died this week. K-9 Hooch’s handler, Ofc. Scott Spear, noticed that he …

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K9 Zena – Stillwater, Oklahoma

Died – 7/12/17 Handler – Detective Newly McSpadden Stillwater PD mourns loss of K9 officer The Stillwater Police Department announced the loss of one of its K9 officers, Zena, on Wednesday afternoon. Zena was 8 years old. “Early this morning, Zena was found in her kennel extremely ill and with a distended stomach by her handler, Detective Newly McSpadden. Zena …

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K9 Daro – Lexington, Kentucky

Died 7/12/17 Handler – officer Darrell Jones Lexington Police Mourn K-9 Daro The Lexington Police Department has announced the passing of retired K9 officer Daro. K9 Daro passed away Wednesday, July 12 with his handler retired officer Darrell Jones and his wife Michelle by Daro’s side. Daro was in service with the Lexington Police Department from 2007 until his retirement …

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K9 Stig – Gloucestershire, England

Handler – PC Ben Hall Police mourn loss of crime fighter who has ‘bitten a fair few offenders It is a sad day for Gloucestershire police as retired police dog Stig has died, five months after retiring. The German Shepherd dog began working for the police as a nine-month-old puppy back in 2010. He was a gift from German Shepherd …

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K9 Chris – Yancey County, North Carolina

Died – 7/11/17 Police K-9 shot, killed in kennel Authorities are looking for the person who shot and killed a K-9 while it was in its kennel at a deputy’s home. The Yancey County Sheriff’s Office said Chris, a Dutch Shepherd, was shot sometime between 8:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. in the Bald Mountain community. Chris, who had served with …

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K9 Boss – St. Clair, Illinois

Died – 7/10/17 Handler – Deputy Sean McPeak St. Clair Police Dog ‘Boss’ Dies The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of a four-legged colleague. BOSS was the K-9 companion of sheriff’s Deputy Sean McPeak. The Belleville News-Democrat reports the German Shepherd died Monday after a serious illness. A Facebook post announced the dog’s death, saying “He …

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