Memorials to Fallen K-9s 
The F.A.S.T. Co. donates sets of memorial cards to all partners 
 I need your help to inform me of such losses.

Dept. addresses available for those who want to send condolences to officers. See below

In Loving Memory of
February 2005

Partner: Officer Ed Perez
Tohono O'odham Tribal Police Department
P.O. Box 837
Sells, Arizona  85634
(520) 383-2221

Tohono O'odham Police Department, Officer Ed Perez of the Tohono O'odham Police Department lost his partner, Yari. While Officer Perez had his vehicle sitting in the parking lot of their station, the AC malfunctioned.  Yari has been with the K9 unit since 2000.  Among his many achievements were first place narcotics detection 2001 Tucson area K-9 trials. His largest marijuana load was 1800 lbs., the smallest amount found was one seed under the rear seat of a vehicle. Yari had detected over 20,000 lbs. of marijuana on traffic stops. Within the last month, yari had 3 marijuana loads and an alert on a false bed for Border patrol that yielded 571 lbs. of cocaine. Yari also had eight patrol apprehensions. He was an asset to the Tohono O'odham PD K9 Unit and will be missed by Officer Perez, his family and the K9 unit. 
submitted by Jim Cortina, Dir. CPWDA