K9 Sonny

K9 Sonny

Ventura Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, August 26, 1984

Sonny

K9 Sonny was shot and killed while attempting to apprehend an armed and wanted parolee who had kidnapped his ex-girlfriend.

Sonny was deployed after the subject fled from officers on foot. As Sonny got close the man pulled out a handgun and shot him twice, killing him. The man then surrendered and was subsequently sentenced to one year in jail.

Bio

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

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to 1 year

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R.I.P. SONNY!!!! FOREVER A HERO!!!!

grateful citizen

November 28, 2012

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