K9 King

K9 King

Clarksville Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Monday, May 22, 1978

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K9 King was shot and killed while protecting his handler after responding to a burglary in progress call.

As his handler approached the home the suspect emerged from a doorway, raised a shotgun, and fired. King immediately sprang up in front of his handler and took the entire blast.


  • Breed German Shepherd
  • Gender Male
  • Age 4
  • Tour Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun

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Rest In Peace K-9 King, you will forever be missed and remain in our hearts!

None Noah Atkins
Citizen of Montgomery County

March 20, 2023

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