K9 Ike

K9 Ike

Palm Springs Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, April 17, 2011

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K9 Ike was shot and killed as he and his handler attempted to arrest a wanted parolee.

His handler and another officer had recognized the man and attempted to arrest him, but a struggle ensued. The subject was able to break free and run, at which point Ike was released. The parolee pulled out a handgun and opened fire, killing Ike and wounding his handler. Both officers returned fire and killed the subject.

K9 Ike had served with the Palm Springs Police Department for two years. He had conducted 259 area searches and had apprehended 30 suspects.


  • Breed Unknown Breed
  • Gender Male
  • Age Not available
  • Tour 2 years

Incident Details

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

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Thanks for your service and sacrifice. RIP Ike.

N/A Craig Hoag

October 25, 2016

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