K9 Ado

K9 Ado

Sacramento County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Sunday, January 18, 2009

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K9 Ado was struck and killed by a vehicle while in active pursuit of a carjacking suspect.

Ado's handler was responding to the original carjacking call when he observed the stolen vehicle. He followed it into an apartment complex parking lot where the driver and passengers fled on foot.

Ado was released to pursuit the driver and, as he chased him across 47th Avenue, was struck by a vehicle.


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

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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