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Recently Fallen K9s

K9 Kela
Duplin County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

K9 Kela

Duplin County Sheriff's Office, NC
End of Watch: August 19, 2014

K9 Kela died after accidentally being left in her handler's cruiser overnight.

Kela's handler was on duty when he received a call that he need to pickup one of his children from school after the child became sick. Once he arrived home...

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K9 Petra
Colorado Springs Police Department, Colorado

K9 Petra

Colorado Springs Police Department, CO
End of Watch: September 8, 2014

K9 Petra died from injuries sustained when she fell from a parking garage in the 700 block of South Nevada Avenue while conducting a scent detection training exercise with the Regional Explosives Unit.

She sustained serious injuries to her back as a...

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K9 Simmie
East St. Louis Police Department, Illinois

K9 Simmie

East St. Louis Police Department, IL
End of Watch: August 27, 2014

K9 Simmie was participating in a canine training exercise when he began to show signs of weakness. His handler transported him to a nearby animal hospital where he died as a result of heat exhaustion.

Simmie had served with the East St....

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K9 Kye
Oklahoma City Police Department, Oklahoma

K9 Kye

Oklahoma City Police Department, OK
End of Watch: August 25, 2014

K9 Kye succumbed to stab wounds sustained the previous day while attempting a take down on a subject who had led officers on two separate pursuits.

Officers and troopers had pursued the subject for over 30 minutes before he crashed on I-35,...

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K9 Nyx
Mills Police Department, Wyoming

K9 Nyx

Mills Police Department, WY
End of Watch: July 9, 2014

K9 Nyx died after being left in his handler's car outside of the Mills Police Department for six hours.

His handler had returned to the police station following a call at approximately 6:00 am and Nyx remained in the vehicle, which had...

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Welcome to ODMP K9

The Officer Down Memorial Page is furthering its mission of honoring all fallen law enforcement officers with the announcement of its newest memorial program: ODMP K9.

ODMP K9 honors the hundreds of police canines that have been killed in the line of duty serving alongside America's law enforcement officers. These loyal companions have given their lives to ensure their handlers, fellow officers, and citizens stay safe.

ODMP researchers are currently compiling details on fallen canines through history. Our current list is incomplete, so we are calling on all visitors to provide new or updated details about any police canine that has been killed in the line of duty in the United States by using our submission form.

 

Support ODMP K9

Like all of ODMP's programs, ODMP K9 is supported by the generous donations of its visitors and law enforcement organizations.

Proudly display your "Remember Fallen K9s" decal to:

  • Identify yourself as an ODMP supporter to local law enforcement
  • Honor hundreds of fallen police canines
  • Inform officers & citizens of canine deaths nationwide

Fill out the form to the left to order your decals today.

Law Enforcement United

ODMP K9 is made possible, in part, through the support of Law Enforcement United. LEU hosts an annual 3-day, 240-mile bike ride during Police Week. Over 400 officers ride from two states and meet in Washington DC to raise funds for ODMP and C.O.P.S.

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Front Line Club for K9 Units

Get your agency's K9 unit to join the Front Line Club, and the name of each canine in the unit will be included on your unit's certificate PLUS the unit will get ODMP's K9 poster free!

Download the membership form today »