Bio & Incident Details
Breed: German Shepherd
Origin: Czech Republic
Tour: Not available
Incident Date: 1/6/2016
Weapon: Not available
Suspect: Not available
K9 Jojo died after choking on an object that became accidentally lodged in his throat while he and his handler were conducting a search of a warehouse.
In his attempt to dislodge the object, his handler's right pinky finger was amputated.
K9 Jojo was a the agency's explosives detecting canine and had assisted searching for explosive devices for over 10 hours straight following the terrorist attack in San Bernardino on December 2nd, 2015.
Jojo had served with the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department for three years.