Bio & Incident Details
Breed: Dutch Shepherd
Tour: 2 months
Incident Date: 6/13/2014
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
K9 Tanja was shot and killed, and her handler wounded, after responding to a home in the 300 block of Moon Lake Road to search for a rape suspect.
The subject opened fire inside the home, killing Tanja and wounding her handler in the neck, before being taken into custody.
Tanja had only served with the Walker County Sheriff's Office for eight weeks.