Bio & Incident Details
Breed: German Shepherd
Tour: 6 months
Incident Date: 4/7/2013
Weapon: Not available
Suspect: Not available
K9 Rocky died after choking on a ball during a training exercised with his handler.
During the exercised he was given his usual ball as a reward and it became lodged in his throat. His handler attempted to remove the blockage but was unable to open an air passage.
K9 Rocky had served with the New Canaan Police Department for only six months.