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Recently Fallen K9s

K9 Hyco
Anderson County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

K9 Hyco

Anderson County Sheriff's Office, SC
End of Watch: October 21, 2015

K9 Hyco was shot and killed while tracking a suspect who fled on foot following a vehicle pursuit.

Multiple subjects had carjacked a vehicle and then lead deputies on a pursuit before crashing the vehicle on the 100 block of New Prospect...

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K9 Koa

K9 Koa

Lander Police Department, WY
End of Watch: October 16, 2015

K9 Koa died from injuries sustained five days earlier while conducting a training exercise.

Koa inadvertently ran into the path of a moving vehicle during the training and suffered several injuries. She was taken to a veterinary hospital in Colorado where she...

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K9 Dutch
Minneapolis Police Department, Minnesota

K9 Dutch

Minneapolis Police Department, MN
End of Watch: September 5, 2015

K9 Dutch died after accidentally ingesting a lacrosse ball during a training exercise.

The ball became lodged in Dutch's throat and his handler was not able to remove it. The ball was eventually freed by a veterinarian but they were unsuccessful in...

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K9 Ike
Vancouver Police Department, Washington

K9 Ike

Vancouver Police Department, WA
End of Watch: September 2, 2015

K9 Ike suffered fatal stab wounds during an apprehension in the area of Fruit Valley Road and Laframbois Road at approximately 6:00 pm.

Officers were investigating a suspicious person call in the area when they encountered a subject wanted on multiple warrants....

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Maryland Division of Correction, Maryland

K9 Dingo

Maryland Division of Correction, MD
End of Watch: August 25, 2015

K9 Dingo and K9 Kojack both succumbed to heat exhaustion when the air conditioner in a vehicle failed.

Both canines were at the Baltimore City Detention Center to assist with the movement of inmates from that facility, which is being permanently closed,...

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Welcome to ODMP K9

The Officer Down Memorial Page is furthering its mission of honoring all fallen law enforcement officers with the announcement of its newest memorial program: ODMP K9.

ODMP K9 honors the hundreds of police canines that have been killed in the line of duty serving alongside America's law enforcement officers. These loyal companions have given their lives to ensure their handlers, fellow officers, and citizens stay safe.

ODMP researchers are currently compiling details on fallen canines through history. Our current list is incomplete, so we are calling on all visitors to provide new or updated details about any police canine that has been killed in the line of duty in the United States by using our submission form.


Support ODMP K9

Like all of ODMP's programs, ODMP K9 is supported by the generous donations of its visitors and law enforcement organizations.

Proudly display your "Remember Fallen K9s" decal to:

  • Identify yourself as an ODMP supporter to local law enforcement
  • Honor hundreds of fallen police canines
  • Inform officers & citizens of canine deaths nationwide

Fill out the form to the left to order your decals today.

Law Enforcement United

ODMP K9 is made possible, in part, through the support of Law Enforcement United. LEU hosts an annual 3-day, 240-mile bike ride during Police Week. Over 400 officers ride from two states and meet in Washington DC to raise funds for ODMP and C.O.P.S.

Join the ride »

Front Line Club for K9 Units

Get your agency's K9 unit to join the Front Line Club, and the name of each canine in the unit will be included on your unit's certificate PLUS the unit will get ODMP's K9 poster free!

Download the membership form today »


ODMP is participating in the CrowdRise Giving Tower Holiday Challenge, an annual fundraising competition that runs from November 24th through January 7th and raises millions of dollars for charity.

Participating organizations rally supporters to raise as much as possible for their cause. Every charity keeps the money they raise and the organizations that raise the most receive prizes ranging from $25,000 to $100,000. The Challenge goes through the entire holiday season, including #GivingTuesday, and is designed to help organizations of all sizes gain awareness, recognition, and money for their cause.

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