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 Gibson – Rockland County, New York

Handler – Detective John Squillini K9 Mourned By Rockland Sheriff’s Office It is with deep regret that the Rockland County Sheriff’s Office announces the passing of retired K9 Gibson, who was the devoted and loyal partner of Detective John Squillini. Faced with a serious medical condition, Detective Squillini had to make the very difficult decision that many K9 handlers have …

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K9 Jax – Sunnyvale, California

Died – 10/31/17 Handler – Officer Stephen Eckford Police dog dies from stabbing, suspect killed in officer involved shooting A 25-year-old man fatally shot by a Sunnyvale public safety lieutenant after he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend on Tuesday afternoon has been identified by the department as Jesus Birelas-Contreras. Officers had responded at about 1 p.m. to a reported stabbing in …

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K9 Dan – Randolph County, North Carolina

Died – 10/12/17 Handler – Deputy Randall Purvis K9 Dan Passes The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office lost one of its officers last week. Dan, a bloodhound with the K-9 Unit, died after a large tumor was found in his abdomen. He was just 4 years old. Dep. Randall Purvis was his handler for nearly three years and he talked about …

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K9 Neo – Apopka, Florida

Handler – Officer Paul Rehn Retired Apopka Police Department K-9 Neo passed this week after a long life of service to the community, the police department announced in a Friday, October 27, press release. Neo, an energetic and dedicated Belgian Malinois, joined the force as a 16-month-old pup in 2004. He spent a 10-year career with Apopka police Officer Paul …

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K9 Rhino – Orange County, California

Handler – Deputy Jason Ivins Orange County sheriff’s K-9 Rhino, once a star on the force, passes away Rhino, a 10-year-old Dutch shepherd who served with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, suddenly died this week. Rhino had been retired eight months when he suffered breathing problems and died Wednesday, Oct. 25, said Jaimee Blashaw, a sheriff’s spokeswoman. For six years, …

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K9 Coral – Wichita Falls, Texas

Died – 10/26/17 Handler – Officer Jim Osorio It is with deep regret I must announce the death of K9 Coral. On October 26, 2017, Coral, a 10-year-old German Shepherd K-9 was lost to complications from a medical condition she had fought for over 4 months. Coral was a dual-purpose K-9 who joined her handler and partner Jim Osorio at …

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K9 Hannah – Millville, New Jersey

Died – 10/26/17 Handler – Officer John Butschky Millville police report off-duty death of K-9 Hannah A Chesapeake Bay retriever used as a bomb-detecting dog here for almost nine years died last Thursday after a short medical condition, police Chief Jody Farabella announced on Monday.K-9 Hannah was 12 years old and had started with the department in December 2008. She …

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K9 Falco – Brewster, New York

Died – 10/25/17 Handler – Officer Paul Italiano BREWSTER POLICE DEPARTMENT’S CANINE “FALCO” PASSES For those who have been following the status of K-9 Falco, In October of 2016 Falco was diagnosed with Lymphoma (Cancer of his Lymph nodes). In May of 2017 afte…r eight months of chemo treatments, his tumors were non detectable and he was in full remission. …

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K9 Darro – Brownsburg, Indiana

Died – 10/25/17 Handler – Officer David Shedrow Brownsburg police K9 dies after being hit by car Brownsburg police are mourning the death of one of their K9s. K9 Darro was struck by a vehicle Wednesday night in Brownsburg at 56th Street and Northfield East Drive. Police say the K9 was last seen in his secured enclosure in the back …

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K9 Kyle – Nottinghamshire, England

Died – 10/25/17 Handler – PC Paul Burns Notts Police dog unexpectedly dies from complicated illness after what was thought to be successful surgery A Nottinghamshire Police dog has unexpectedly died after having what was thought to be successful surgery after being taken seriously ill. PD Kyle died on Wednesday (October 25) and was surrounded by his family at home …

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