K9 Leon

K9 Leon

Mesa Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch Tuesday, March 20, 2007

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K9 Leon was struck and killed by a vehicle while in pursuit of a suspect in the area of Lindsay Road and Main Street.

Leon's handler attempted to place the subject under arrest but the man resisted and fled across Main Street. Leon was struck by a car as he chased the man across the street.

His handler immediately transported him to a local animal hospital where he was pronounced dead. The subject was arrested.

K9 Leon had served with the Mesa Police Department for one year.


  • Breed Belgian Malinois
  • Gender Male
  • Age 3
  • Tour 1 year, 2 months

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Offender Arrested

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RIP K9 Leon. You were a good dog!

K9 Handler
Mesa PD

December 21, 2013

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