K9 Vem

K9 Vem

Napa Police Department, California

End of Watch Monday, July 2, 1979

Vem

K9 Vem was died from a knife wound suffered the previous day while protecting his handler.

Vem's handler was attempting to take a vandalism suspect into custody at a local apartment complex. As the officer entered the apartment the man lunged at him with a knife, but K9 Vem immediately took action to protect his handler. Vem was slashed across the throat and died the following day.

Bio

  • Breed Not available
  • Gender Male
  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Incident Date Sunday, July 1, 1979

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TOO BE ABSENT FROM THE BODY IS TOO BE PRESENT WITH THE LORD R.I.P.

SGT.TODD A.COOPER
TDCJ C.E.R.T.

May 16, 2013

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