K9 Kastor

K9 Kastor

Waco Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, October 5, 2018


K9 Kastor was shot and killed after inadvertently biting his handler on the inner thigh during a warrant service in the 2000 block of Seneca Avenue.

Kastor would not release his bite despite his handler's commands and another officer attempting to pull the dog off of him. After all efforts to have Kastor release his bite he was shot in order to prevent additional injury to the handler.

Kaster had served with the Waco Police Department for 16 months.


  • Breed Belgian Malinois
  • Gender Male
  • Age 2
  • Tour 1 year, 4 months

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)
  • Weapon Officer's handgun

warrant service

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We send our deepest condolences to Kastor, his family, and his agency. Although we have never met him, we feel the impact of his loss because we work with people who bring in their own K-9. We form deep connections with our comrades, human or not. Again, we honor those who serve our community and keep us safe.
-North Shore Senior High Criminal Justice Team

North Shore Criminal Justice Team

November 13, 2018

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