K9 Colt

K9 Colt

Chesterfield County Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, June 25, 2000

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K9 Colt was shot and killed by a police officer after mistakenly biting the officer during a pursuit.

The suspect had led officers on a vehicle pursuit until bailing out on foot in a cul-de-sac. K9 Colt was released to apprehend the suspect, but mistakenly bit another officer who was also chasing the subject. The officer shot K9 Colt after being bitten on the arms and legs multiple times.

K9 Colt had served with the Chesterfield County Police Department for five years.


  • Breed German Shepherd
  • Gender Male
  • Age Not available
  • Tour 5 years

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type

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Such a tragedy. RIP Colt

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July 6, 2013

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