K9 Andy

K9 Andy

Plymouth Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, October 22, 2008

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K9 Andy was shot and killed by a Montgomery Township police officer a search for a three bank robbery suspects in Lower Gwynned Township.

The Lower Gwynned Police Department had requested assistance from area departments to search for the suspects following the bank robbery. The Montgomery Township officer was taking the suspected into custody at gunpoint when Andy mistook him for a suspect and bit him. The officer discharged his weapon, striking Andy, Andy's handler, and himself.

K9 Andy had served with the Plymouth Township Police Department for six years.


  • Breed German Shepherd
  • Gender Male
  • Age 7
  • Tour Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)
  • Weapon Handgun

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