K9 Cezar

K9 Cezar

Joplin Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Tuesday, September 11, 2007

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K9 Cezar was shot and killed while attempting to apprehend a robbery suspect.

Cezar was shot in the eye as he was deployed to make the apprehension. The subject was later arrested and charged with robbery and felony killing or disabling a police dog.

K9 Cezar had served with the Joplin Police Department for six years.


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

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun

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Thank you Cezar

Mel Griffis

June 30, 2024

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