K9 Creed

K9 Creed

Panama Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Sunday, August 5, 2012

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K9 Creed was shot and killed by an intruder while in his kennel at his handler's home while the officer was at church with his family.

It is believed that Creed was killed in revenge for his handler's anti-narcotics efforts in the city.

Creed had served with the Panama Police Department for only one year.


  • Breed German Shepherd
  • Gender Not available
  • Age 2
  • Tour 1 year

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Not available
  • Offender At large

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Lord God of unfailing love, to those families of our beloved nation, the United States of America, who are suffering in the wake of the loss of a Law Enforcement K-9 family member, Shot and Killed in the Line-of-Duty, help us to provide support. Allow us to be their rock and fortress in a time of immense pain and uncertainty. Help us to keep them safe and nourished in their time of grief, suffering beside them as we move toward healing and reconciliation. Lord God, in Your compassionate mercy, hear my prayer. Amen.

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” [Matthew 5:4 ESV]

“And ALL flesh shall see the salvation of God.” [Luke 3:6 ESV]

“For NOT ALL flesh is the same, but there is one kind for humans, another for animals, another for birds, and another for fish.” [1 Corinthians 15:39 ESV]

“Well done, good and faithful servant.” [Matthew 25:23 ESV]

Captain Steven R. Closs (Retired)
Nashua NH Police Department [1974 – 1998]

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, DDiv, MSBS, NCCA
Ordained Christian Global Outreach Minister No. 36526
Fellowship of Christian Peace Officers - USA

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