K9 Rosco

K9 Rosco

Fort Myers Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, September 7, 2010

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K9 Rosco was shot and killed while chasing a robbery suspect on Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers.

Officers had responded to a robbery at a local fast food restaurant at 2955 Colonial Boulevard. As the first units arrived one subject fled in a vehicle, striking and injuring a canine. The second subject fled on foot and then exchanged shots with responding officers, killing Rosco. The other officers returned fire and killed the juvenile offender.


  • Breed Australian Cattle Dog
  • Gender Male
  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

abduction, robbery

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RIP Rosco

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

July 28, 2018

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