K9 Lobo

K9 Lobo

Norfolk Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Monday, October 10, 1983

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K9 Lobo was struck and killed by a vehicle while tracking a suspect at 1:45 am.

K9 Lobo and his handler responded to a call of subjects attempting to steal a truck. The men fled when the Officer and K9 Lobo arrived. The officer pursued one subject while K9 Lobo chased the other subject. When the subject ran across Brambleton Avenue, K9 Lobo followed and was struck by a truck.

K9 Lobo was transferred to a veterinarian but succumbed to his wounds en route.

Both suspects escaped. No charges were filed against the truck driver.

K9 Lobo had served with the Norfolk Police Department for over one year.


  • Breed German Shepherd
  • Gender Male
  • Age 2
  • Tour 1 year

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Offender Escaped

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